2 guards die of smoke

TWO security guards were found dead at a warehouse in Johannesburg, emergency services said.

TWO security guards were found dead at a warehouse in Johannesburg, emergency services said.

"They died of smoke inhalation," said spokesperson Percy Morokane. It seems they were overcome by smoke from a makeshift heater."

The guards were found dead in the guards' room at a car parts warehouse in Fordsburg at around 7am yesterday when the day shift people arrived for work.

Morokane warned people against using a brazier if there is no ventilation. - Sapa

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