Woman critical after escaping house fire

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 05:00, Netcare911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said.

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

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James Andrew Holeson 2014-08-16 12:08:53 PM
Never buy gas canisters from rogue backstreet dealers, even if the blasted thing is R20 less per can. These are always thoroughly checked and tested by the reputable dealers.
Michaela Hana-Lessle 2014-08-16 04:04:15 PM
Never liked gas. Always scared they will one day blow up