ARTICLES RELATING TO FIRE

Death toll rises to 35 in fire at youth shelter in Guatemala

2017-03-10 09:17

The death toll in a blaze at a shelter for troubled youths in Guatemala has climbed to 35

Electrical fault blamed for Wits Med School smoke

2017-03-03 16:39

An electrical fault is believed to have been the source of the smoke in the Wits Medical School’s building in Johannesburg.

Kuga crisis: Ford SA can still repair its brand

2017-02-20 09:57

'Ford cannot afford to let its reputation be tarnished any further. It’s time to stop the Ford Kuga bleed,' writes UCT professors Mlenga Jere and Raymond van Niekerk on Ford SA's Kuga SUV crisis.

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Burning car threatens restaurant, cops push it through the drive-through lane

A US cop's dash-cam captured the officer successfully moving a burning vehicle away from a restaurant using his patrol vehicle. Bravo officer Chris Womack.

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WATCH: Ford Figo on fire outside Nelspruit hospital

Footage of a Ford Figo on fire outside the Mediclinic in Nelspruit has surfaced. The driver was unharmed in the blaze. More to follow.

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6 things to remember if your car catches fire

2017-01-17 11:37

Smoke inhalation, flames, risk to other motorists... Vehicles catching fire is a serious issue that can lead to injuries and death on our roads. Here's what to do if your car is ablaze.

Kuga-fire saga: Ford SA speaks out, will recall thousands of SUVs

2017-01-16 15:35

The National Consumer Commission has given its verdict on Ford's Kuga SUVs catching fire in SA - 4556 vehicles will be recalled.

Up in flames! Videos show Ford Kugas on fire in SA

2017-01-13 09:47

In the latest setback to hit Ford South Africa, more videos of Ford Kuga models on fire have emerged.

Ford SA on Kuga fires: 'may be a result of engine overheating'

2016-12-23 08:09

Ford South Africa released a statement on what may be causing some of its Kuga SUVs, powered by the 1.6-litre EcoBoost engine, to catch fire.

City landmark gutted

2016-12-09 10:57

A lightning strike may be the cause of a 154-year-old Pietermaritzburg landmark being gutted by a freak blaze on Thursday.

 

Ford SA to parliament: 'We could have listened better to those customers'

2017-03-07 11:52

'We could have listened better to those customers,' says Ford CEO Jeff Nemeth as the automaker, the National Consumer Commission brief parliament regarding the Kuga SUV recall.

China hotel fire kills at least 10: Xinhua

2017-02-25 17:25

The official Xinhau news agency of China says at least 10 people have died in a huge fire at a hotel in eastern China.

Volvo Car's industrial site hit by 'violent' fire

2017-02-15 14:46

A fire broke out inside the world's largest Volvo Cars industrial site in Gothenburg, authorities said, prompting an evacuation of the industrial premises.

WATCH: 8 cars burn in Disneyland parking fire

2017-02-14 11:46

A fire broke out in Disneyland's main parking structure that burned eight cars and caused seven people to be treated for smoke inhalation.

#ICYMI: 15 Ford Kuga stories you shouldn't miss

2017-01-18 08:55

From SUVs catching fire to the huge local recall... here is everything you need to know about Ford South Africa's Kuga-saga.

NCC turns away Kuga-fire victim's family

2017-01-17 08:22

The National Consumer Commission today turned away the sister and lawyer of Ford Kuga-fire victim, Reshall Jimmy.

Ford Kuga's fire woes go back to 2013: Documents reveal

2017-01-16 12:37

An insurance claims specialist warned Ford South Africa about a fire problem with certain Kuga models after an investigator carried out a formal inquiry into two fires.

Kuga SUVs up in flames: Angry readers, Ford SA responds

2017-01-06 12:09

Owners voice their concerns regarding Kuga models catching fire in South Africa. Ford SA says it's 'investigating reports of engine fires'. Is your SUV affected?

Ford SA responds to Kuga fire incident in Durban

2016-12-20 10:32

A Durban man needed to scramble out of his Ford Kuga after the SUV caught alight while he was driving. Ford South Africa has responded to the incident.

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WATCH: Scenes from PE blaze that destroyed one home

A raging fire that destroyed one home and threatened to cross over into the residential area of Lorraine was brought under control by firefighters and volunteers on Tuesday evening. Watch some of the overnight visuals of the blaze.

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