This unplanned fireplace claimed the lifetime of an aged man who was caught within the casual construction in Steenberg, within the Western Cape.
The Metropolis of Cape City’s fireplace and rescue providers mentioned they had been alerted to the hearth simply after midnight they usually responded instantly.
The emergency name was from an off-the-cuff construction which caught alight within the space couple of minutes after midnight.
The Metropolis of Cape City’s fireplace and rescue providers spokesperson Jermaine Carelse mentioned that the hearth was extinguished within the early hours of Saturday morning.
“Hearth crews from Lakeside and Wynberg arrived on the scene to search out two casual constructions connected to a flat engulfed in flames.”
“Though the hearth was contained and extinguished simply after 2am, firefighters discovered the physique of the person amongst the particles.”
Investigation on the reason for the hearth is ongoing