Man dies, woman seriously injured in Cape Town house fire

2019-11-21 12:21
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A man died and a woman sustained serious burn wounds in a house fire in Delft on Thursday morning, the City of Cape Town's Fire and Rescue Services says. 

Spokesperson Jermaine Carelse said a maisonette in Owen Madikane Street caught fire in the early hours of the morning. 

The fire was contained to the ground floor, but firefighters found the body of a man who had died as a result of burn wounds. 

Rescuers also found a woman who had sustained 60% burn wounds. 

She was treated and transported to a nearby hospital. 

The scene was cordoned off and handed over to the police for investigation.

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