Woman and child perish in house fire

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Woman and child perish in house fire

A woman and her 8-year-old daughter are dead following a fire.

Reports indicate that the incident took place this morming at their home in Siparia.

Kemba Morris, 43, of Quinam Road Siparia raised an alarm and grabbed on to her daughter Zaya after realizing her home was on fire.

Morris ‘stwo older children and her sister were able get out safely.

Members of the fire service were able to extinguish the blaze – however their charred bodies were found huddled together mere feet away from the back door.

Investigations into the cause of fire are underway.