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Two burn to death when vehicle catches fire near Tembisa

City of Ekurhuleni Disaster and Emergency Management Services (DEMS) rescue crew responded to the incident on Zuurfontein Road in Chloorkop at simply after midnight.



Two individuals died when their vehicle caught fire near Tembisa within the early hours of Sunday morning.

The City of Ekurhuleni’s Disaster and Emergency Management Services (DEMS) rescue crew responded to the incident in Zuurfontein Road in Chloorkop simply after midnight.

“On arrival, a hatchback light motor vehicle was covered by a ball of flames,” DEMS spokesperson William Ntladi mentioned.

He mentioned the flames had been extinguished.

One of the occupants of the vehicle, a person, was discovered mendacity immobile subsequent to the automobile.

“The other adult occupant of unknown gender [was found] burnt beyond recognition inside the vehicle. Both were declared deceased on [the] scene by paramedics,” Ntladi mentioned.

Preliminary investigations indicated that the driving force may need misplaced management of the vehicle and crashed right into a steel pole earlier than the vehicle burst into flames.

The scene was handed over to cops for additional investigation.

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