A mother and daughter died in a shack fire on the night of 29 June 2020, in Bloemendal, north of Port Elizabeth. It is alleged that at about 22:00, the neighbours of the Danny Jordaan informal settlement in Bloemendal, heard frantic screams for help.
When they went outside, they saw the shack on fire. The woman, and her 3-year-old daughter died in the fire.
At this stage it is unknown what started the fire. The deceased are unknown at this stage and police have yet to trace the next of kin.
An inquest docket is opened.
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