According to eyewitnesses and neighbours, a family of four and two dogs apparently died during an explosion in Secunda, Lehman Street, in Mpumalanga, this afternoon, the Ridge Times reported.
Mr Chris de Bruto was first on the scene and said it looked as though two children and two adults died in the fire.
The cause of the explosions is still unknown. More information to follow soon.
The police asked the community to stay away from the scene for their own safety.
-Caxton News Service