Toddler, adults burn to death in house fire

2015-08-11 11:13
(Picture: Nielen de Klerk, News24)

(Picture: Nielen de Klerk, News24)

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Newspapers focus on five children killed in shack fire

2015-08-11 10:31

Five children died in a shack fire in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg, in the early hours of Monday. WATCH

Klerksdorp - Two adults and a toddler were burnt to death when their home caught fire in Doringkruin, Klerksdorp, in North West on Monday night, paramedics said.

Once firefighters had put out the fire the bodies of a man, woman and child were found in the living room, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said on Tuesday.

"Unfortunately all three patients had sustained fatal injuries and had been burnt beyond recognition."

The cause of the fire is not known.

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