Atlantis fire victim stable

A two-year-old girl is in a stable condition following a house fire in Atlantis.

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CAPE TOWN - A two-year-old girl who sustained burn wounds is in a stable condition in hospital, Atlantis police said on Monday.

The toddler was rescued from her burning home on Saturday night.

Officials believe an overturned candle may to be blame.

Police spokesperson Cyril Dicks said they launched an investigation into the incident.

"She was transferred to the Somerset Hospital and she's in a stable condition."