A disabled woman and two young folk like been killed in a fire in Bonteheuwel, Western Cape, early on Sunday morning, with one other woman and young boy handled for extreme burn wounds.
Three killed in Western Cape fire
Metropolis of Cape Town Fireplace and Rescue Services mentioned in a assertion on Sunday 6 June that they acquired the emergency call at 1: 40 this morning and dispatched crews from Epping, Belhar and Gugulethu to the scene of the incident in Oliehout Side road.
“A woman in a wheelchair and two boys were killed in a fire in Bonteheuwel during the early hours of this morning, Sunday June 6,” they mentioned.
“Firefighters found two constructions engulfed in flames and managed to contain and extinguish the fire by 2.52am.”
They mentioned that they made the grim discovery of the bodies of a woman and two boys below the particles, “whereas one woman and a boy were handled for burn wounds and transported to a shut-by medical institution”.
“The motive for the blaze is unknown and the scene became handed over to the South African Police Provider in Cape Town,” they mentioned.
Father and son killed in Gqeberha
Meanwhile, a man and his son died in a shack blaze in William Slammert Power in Bethelsdorp, Gqberha, early on Saturday morning.
South African Police Provider (SAPS) spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu mentioned in a assertion on Sunday that police replied to a complaint of a shack on fire.
“The fire brigade became summoned and the fire became extinguished on the other hand at about 5: 00,” she mentioned, but added that a fire as soon as again erupted in the shack next to the one who burnt in the identical yard at the assist of the main dwelling.
“In the 2nd shack, two males were found burnt. The deceased were typically known as Aston McKay (father approximately 53-years-dilapidated) and Alistair McKay (son approximately 24 years dilapidated),” she mentioned.
The motive for the fire shall be investigated and police like opened an inquest docket.