The cause of the fatal fire is yet to be determined, and local police are investigating and have opened an inquest docket.
The mother and father of the children who suffered serious burns managed to escape but all their children perished in the shack fire.
A stepfather reportedly locked himself and three children in a shack before setting it alight. This after he had a fight with the mother
Two minors and their grandmother were found dead following a shack fire in Samora Machel, Cape Town, yesterday.
Just like that, a shack was lifted and moved like furniture to another stand somewhere in South Africa. No removal truck need
Members of the community noticed that the man’s family was trapped inside the burning shack and managed to extinguish the fire and save them.
As to what led to the shack fire, Mpumalanga police believe the mother fell asleep whilst a two plate stove was on
Two sets of twins were burnt beyond recognition after a shack caught fire in Mpumalanga. Their mother reportedly left them last week.
About 400 shacks have been destroyed in a fire, which also claimed one life, at an informal settlement near Kwa Mai Mai in Joburg.
Three children and an adult were burnt beyond recognition in a multiple shack fire in Germiston, Ekurhuleni.
Cape Town has endured another fatal house fire. This time a policeman, his wife, and two children died in a tragic blaze in Wesbank, Mfuleni.
A Cape Town couple has met a tragic death after their shack went up in flames in Kosovo, Philippi over the past weekend.
Police are investigating a shack fire that claimed the lives of two young sisters in the Eastern Cape on Thursday. According to police spokesperson Captain Sandra Janse Van Rensburg, the incident happened at 08:45 in Noxolo Street, New Brighton. “It is alleged that at approximately 08:45 in Noxolo Street, New Brighton, the mother (36), who […]