Woman critical after escaping fire

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bettys bay fire INLSA Four people have been killed in a veld fire near Harrismith in the Free State, Working on Fire (WoF) said. File photo: Henk Kruger

Johannesburg - A woman is in a critical condition after a gas cylinder exploded inside her home in Bryanston, north of Johannesburg, causing a fire, paramedics said on Saturday.

Paramedics found the woman outside her house just after 5am, Netcare911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann said.

She was treated on the scene before being taken to a nearby hospital. - Sapa

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