Woman sustains serious burns in Pretoria building fire

Pretoria – A woman was seriously burnt in building fire in Sunnyside in Pretoria late of Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 paramedics responded at about 4.20pm to reports of a building on fire in Plein Street in Sunnyside, Pretoria, Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said.

"Reports from the scene indicate that the top floor of a four-storey building had been engulfed in flames. An adult female sustained serious burns and smoke inhalation."

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A building fire in Sunnyside in Pretoria late on Saturday afternoon resulted in one woman sustaining serious injuries. Photo: Netcare 911

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A woman was seriously burnt in a building fire in Sunnyside in Pretoria. Photo: Netcare 911

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Paramedics at the scene of a building fire in Sunnyside in Pretoria late on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Netcare 911

She was stabilised by paramedics on the scene before being transported by ambulance to hospital for further treatment, Herbst said.

African News Agency (ANA)

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