News24 wire
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10 Oct 2020
11:52 am

Shack fire kills CT woman

News24 wire

A Cape Town woman died and a man sustained burn wounds in a fire in Bellville on Saturday morning.

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The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Service received an emergency call at 07:40 about an informal structure that was alight just off Tienie Meyer Bypass, Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Jermaine Carelse said.

“Bellville’s fire crew was quickly on [the] scene and found a man with third degree burn wounds and the body of a woman in the structure,” Carelse added.

The man was treated and transported to Tygerberg Hospital.

“The fire was extinguished just after 08:00 and the scene was handed over to the South African Police Service,” he said.

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