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A four-year-old boy was killed in a house fire in Theresa Park, Pretoria, on Wednesday morning, paramedics said.
The fire started while the child was alone in the house in the early hours of the morning, said Netcare 911 spokesman Jeffrey Wicks said.
It was not known why the child was alone at home. The cause of the fire was also not known.
Wicks said the child was burnt beyond recognition. – Sapa