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Child (5) killed in Lenasia house fire

Emergency services said they were alerted to the structural blaze on Monday.

FILE: A fire truck at a Johannesburg fire station Picture: EWN

LENASIA - A five-year-old has been killed in a house fire in Albatross Street, in Lenasia.

Emergency services said they were alerted to the structural blaze on Monday.

No other injuries have been reported.

Nana Radebe, from the Johannesburg emergency service, said the cause of the fire was being investigated.

“Upon arrival, we found that there was one flat on fire. Unfortunately, a five-year-old died due to smoke inhalation.”

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