Man dies after falling from 5th floor whilst trying to escape fire, Pretoria

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Man dies after falling from 5th floor whilst trying to escape fire, Pretoria. Photo: Arrive Alive
Man dies after falling from 5th floor whilst trying to escape fire, Pretoria. Photo: Arrive Alive

At 11:46 on Friday morning 10 July 2020, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a fall on Maltzan Street in Pretoria. Reports from the scene allege that an adult male had fallen from the fifth floor of a block of flats while trying to escape a building fire.

When medics arrived they found the patient on the floor in a critical condition.

The patient was resuscitated on the scene by a Netcare 911 Emergency Care Practitioner however his condition rapidly deteriorated and was sadly declared deceased on the scene.

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