Cape Town - An off-duty fireman has been hailed a hero after he saved the life of a four-year-old girl at Goudini Spa holiday resort.
The little girl was found at the bottom of a pool, and was clinically dead for 10 minutes before Craig de Lange, 45, from Bayview, brought her back to life.
De Lange is a based at Ottery Fire Station and has been a fireman for 13 years.
Dad Ebrahim Kara, 34, explains that his daughter Anika was swimming with her older sisters on Saturday around 10am when tragedy struck.
He says Anika was wearing inflatable armbands, but their neighbour took it off when Anika went there to watch TV and eat chips.