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19 Jul 2014
9:22 am

Man dies in Orange Farm shack fire

A man was killed when a fire swept through his shack in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg, on Saturday morning, the city's emergency services said.

Image courtesy Dylan McMullin/Freerangestock.com

“It looked like he succumbed to smoke inhalation inside his shack and later died. He was alone at the time,” said spokesman Robert Mulaudzi.

The incident happened around 3am, and the cause of the fire was unknown.

Police have opened an inquest docket.

– Sapa