Girl, 2, dies in Gugulethu fire

Police are investigating following a deadly fire in Gugulethu.
A two-year-old girl died in a shack fire in Gugulethu this morning.

Two other children aged 9 and 12, managed to escape the blaze unharmed.

The City’s Fire and Rescue Serviced was called to the scene in Skweza Street in the early hours of the morning.

Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Jermaine Carelse said: “A search led to the discovery of the two-year-old girl’s body among the debris.”

The fire was extinguished at 4:20am and the scene was handed over to police for an investigation.