Shack fire wipes out family of four

2016-05-22 14:32


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Cape Town - A family of four was killed in a shack fire in Bloekombos early on Sunday morning, City of Cape Town fire services said.

Firefighters arrived at 05:30 where two fire engines, one rescue vehicle and a tanker tackled the blaze, spokesperson Theo Layne said.

The bodies of two adults and their children were found.

“It is suspected that a heating device may have been the cause, however this remains undetermined,” Layne said.

The matter was handed to police for further investigation.

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