Trio dies in shack fire

Three people, including two children, died in a fire in Nyanga this morning.

The City’s Fire and Rescue Service were called out to Saba Street, Nyanga just after 5am.

On arrival, they were told that three people were unaccounted for. Firefighting and search and rescue operation started immediately. 

Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson, Jermaine Carelse, said: “Despite their valiant efforts the bodies of an adult male and two female minors were discovered.”

The scene was cordoned off and handed over to the police for an investigation.