MEYERTON - Paramedics say five people, including two children and a six-month-old baby, were killed in a fire at their home in Meyerton, Gauteng, last night. ER24 says the Midvaal Fire Services summoned their paramedics around nine o’clock after a fire broke out at a house on Lynx Street. Three patients were retrieved from inside the house while it was still alight. A further two were found after the fire had been extinguished. Unfortunately, paramedics found the two adults and three children, including a 6-month-old, had succumbed to their numerous injuries. Nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead on the scene. The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.
PHOTOS: (ER24; Sedibeng Ster)