Man dies in Pietermaritzburg fire

2016-01-02 19:04
(Netcare 911)

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Johannesburg – A man died on Saturday after being trapped in a house fire in Pietermaritzburg.

According to Netcare911 spokesperson, Chris Botha, the cause of the fire is still speculative and will remain a subject for investigation.

Paramedics found a pet snake that also suffered burn wounds.

“Medics treated the snake and called for the SPCA to come and fetch it. After the fire was extinguished by the fire fighters, it was established that the man had tragically died in the fire,” Botha said.

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