A shack fire in Munsieville,
west of Johannesburg, has left one brother and a sister critically injured this
ER24 spokesperson Russel
Meiring said, on our arrival we found the fire services battling the fire.
Paramedics were ushered to two
patients, a male and a female in their 70s that had sustained severe burns over
most of their bodies.
Both patients were in a
Meiring added that “we
immediately began their treatment and provided the patients with advanced life
Meiring said, once treated,
one of the patients was airlifted by the ER24 helicopter to Johannesburg
“The second patient was
transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for urgent treatment” Meiring
It is unknown how the fire
started, but local authorities were on scene for further investigations.
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