Zianne Leibrandt
1 minute read
24 Mar 2017
2:45 pm

Family dog perishes in devastating house fire in KZN

Zianne Leibrandt

The family’s Dachshund succumbed to smoke inhalation.

Firefighters extinguish the flames.

A family has been left devastated after a fire ravaged their home in Jade Street in Sunnyridge at about 4pm on Thursday, March 22, Newcastle Advertiser reports.

The Fire Department responded immediately attended to the house fire.

The Fire Department responded immediately attended to the house fire.

According to reports, the fire seemingly had started in one of the bedrooms in the house.

The Fire Department responded swiftly to the report, and the flames were quickly extinguished.

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However, the family’s Dachshund succumbed to smoke inhalation.

Police and other emergency services were summoned to the house to conduct preliminary investigations, to determine the exact cause of the fire.

Caxton News Service

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