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NW Premier sends condolences to family of shack fire victims

Six people, aged between five and 26, perished in a shack fire in Deelpan yesterday.

FILE: All six victims were sleeping in their shack when it caught alight. Picture: sxc.hu.

JOHANNESBURG - North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has sent his condolences to a family that lost six relatives in a fire in Deelpan early yesterday.

The victims, all aged between five and 23, were sleeping in their shack when it caught alight.

It's not clear how the blaze started.

A three-year-old child survived and is being treated in hospital for burns.

Disaster management teams have been sent to the scene to assess the damage.

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