Firefighters kept busy as veld fires hit parts of PMB

2014-07-18 00:00

VELD fires kept firefighters busy in Pietermaritzburg last night.

According to Msunduzi Fire Department, they were so busy that they had to call in their Edendale satellite unit. They said a large fire at Khan Road near an informal settlement threw a large pall of smoke over the area, ­affecting traffic as well as the residents.

Fires affected parts of Northdale, Hayfields and Woodlands but firefighters were equal to the task and no injuries were reported.

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