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Fire breaks out in a gun store, killing four, injuring one. Video

Fire breaks out in a gun store, killing four, injuring one. Video

Four people have been killed, including a 15-year-old boy and another man critically injured after a fire broke out at a gun store in Glananda, south of Johannesburg.
ER24 arrived at 11h55 to find the local security forces and Fire Services already in attendance battling the blaze. Explosions could be heard coming from the store. Three men, a woman and a 15-year-old boy that had apparently all been in the gun store, had been rescued by bystanders and pulled to a safe distance.


Medics assessed the patients and found that all five patients were critical, with their vital signs rapidly diminishing.
CPR and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated in an effort to stabilise the patients. Unfortunately, after some time, the two men, a woman and a young boy, succumbed to their injuries and were declared dead.
The fifth critically injured patient was transported to a nearby hospital for urgent care.
The details surrounding this incident are unknown, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.


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