Three die after fire at PE old age home

Three people died and five others were taken to hospital following a fire at an old age home in Zwide last night (21/11/15).

Metro EMS and the fire department evacuated Ekuphumleni old age home in Booi Street, Zwide when four rooms from one bock burned down.

According to EMS, two people died of smoke inhalation and one person,  who was wheelchair bound died, from burn wounds.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

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