Woman dies in Cape Town fire

2020-02-03 10:56


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A woman died after her house went up in flames in Philippi, Cape Town, on Monday morning.

Firefighters rushed to the Kosovo informal settlement just after 00:00 and managed to contain the fire to a single structure, according to the City of Cape Town's fire and rescue services spokesperson Jermaine Carelse.

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While clearing the debris, they found the body of a woman with burn wounds.

The police were investigating further.

- Compiled by Jenna Etheridge

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