Bishop Lewis’ community was confused after a fire claimed the lives of two boys in Cape Town. The victims are four and seven years old, the cause of the fire is still unknown.

Emergency crews were sent to the scene on Arthur Abrahams Avenue on Friday morning, Eyewitness news reported.

Upon arrival, officials found that there were two people in the burning house.

“Police are still investigating the cause of the fire. Two children died in the fire, which is a pity. Our condolences to the children’s family, the community helps them … they do everything they can, ”Lindhorst said. EWN.

In Marshalltown, Johannesburg, a fire burned 50 shacks

Meanwhile, at least 50 shacks were destroyed by fire in Marshalltown, Johannesburg, on Friday.

The fire started on Friday morning.

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About 200 people were injured in the fire. There was one patient who was being treated for smoke inhalation.

The “worst” fire in the house killed four people, including three children

Fire | image: IStock

It comes after three children and an adult died in a shack fire in the informal village of Marathon, Hermistan in the town of Ekurhuleni.

Children – nine, seven and two years old – and a 43-year-old woman were burned beyond recognition.

The incident was named one of the most horrific incidents this year.

The Ekurhuleni (CE) Fire and Disaster Relief Service (DEMS) received a call only before midnight on 1 May.

Firefighters were assisted by Primrose, Bedfordview and Albertina Sisulu stations.

Community members told officials that three children from one shack and an adult from the other could not escape the fire.

All four were found dead by paramedics at the scene. But the mother of the children fled with minor burns.

More information from Faisel Patel and Essays by Subramani

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