JOHANNESBURG, May 24 – A toddler has been killed in a shack fire in the Benoni agricultural holdings, paramedics said on Thursday.
ER24 spokesperson Annine Siddall said when paramedics arrived at around 7 am, they found that the boy had sustained fatal burn wounds.
“Unfortunately, he was declared dead by ER24 medics in the room of the shack that caught alight. The toddler’s sister, a girl believed to be 12-years-old, did not sustain any injuries in the fire.”
Local authorities will be investigating further.
– African News Agency (ANA)