Pensioner dies in early morning fire in Linden

  • Published on: Jul 26, 2021 - 10:34 AM
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Pensioner dies in early morning fire in Linden Norma Semple, an 83-year-old pensioner of Block 22 Wismar, Linden, died on Monday morning after a fire of unknown origin engulfed the woman’s home. According to a police report, the woman lived alone in a fully furnished one-storey wooden structure. On Monday morning, between 02:15hrs and 02:50hrs, her neighbour, Alita Prowell, heard a loud noise and continuous cracking sound outside which caused her to peer through her window. Then, she observed that Semple’s house was engulfed in flames. Upon making that observation, the neighbour raised an alarm. Other neighbours sought to rescue the pe …
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