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Cape Town woman dies in shack fire, man hospitalised

A Cape Town woman has died in a hearth in Bellville on Saturday morning. A man sustained burn wounds in the identical hearth and has been transported to hospital.



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

The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Service obtained an emergency name at 07:40 about an off-the-cuff construction that was alight simply off Tienie Meyer Bypass, Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Jermaine Carelse mentioned.

“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 handled 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 mentioned.

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