Woman killed in Cape Town fire

2012-03-24 14:34

Johannesburg - A woman burnt to death when her small house in Retreat caught fire, the City of Cape Town's disaster risk management centre said on Saturday.

Spokesperson Wilfred Solomons-Johannes said the 40-year-old woman was alone in the house when it burnt down on Friday evening.

Her husband was at work and her twin daughters, aged 17, and her son, aged 10, were not home at the time of the incident.
The cause of the fire was being investigated, Solomons-Johannes said.