Mother of two children killed in house fire

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Mother of two children killed in house fire
Mother killed in house fire Photo: Arrive Alive

A mother has been killed and her children luckily escaped a fire that which ripped through their house in Lewis Byron Road in Malvern, Durban area on 21 June 2017.

Just after 8:30pm Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene with the Durban Fire Department to find the house well alight.

Durban Fire Department worked to extinguish the blaze whilst Paramedics assessed two children aged two and ten years old.

Once the fire was extinguished fire department entered the building and found a lady believed to be in her thirties had sustained severe burns and there was nothing more paramedics could do and she was declared deceased on the scene.

The two children had managed to escape injury and were cared for by the neighbour.

At this stage the events leading up to the fire starting are unknown however SAPS and Durban Fire Department will be investigating further. Ceron Lennox Operations Manager Advanced Life Support Paramedic

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