Mysterious fires torment Kanye family

Burnt kitchen curtain. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Burnt kitchen curtain. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

For some, mysterious fires are only figments of imagination, probably something they read in books or watch on television but for a family in Kanye, they live to tell the tale.

For 21 years now, the family has been living in fear. Fear of the unknown. When The Monitor news team visited their home on Saturday heaps of clothes stacked outside greeted the crew.

The family has decided to switch off all electrical plugs. They explain that the fires just come out of nowhere. "We decided to at least keep our clothes outside during the day so that one of us could put out the fire when it starts.

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