Three families from the Witzenberg region were staying at a lodge in the Kalahari when the wooden structure caught fire during the early hours of Sunday morning, trapping several people inside.
Six children and 3 adults are believed to have died on the scene, while 2 adults were airlifted to hospitals in Cape Town, where one of them, Frans Davin died this morning.
2 of Frans’ children died in the blaze. He is survived by his wife and son.
Hendri and Dane Carstens and their two children Pierre-Johan and Magiel all died in the blaze.
Madelein Bauer survived her husband Stefan and their daughters Inge and Elre.