ARTICLES RELATING TO FIRE

Gateway mall fire quickly doused

2016-06-22 18:24

A fire that broke out at the Gateway Mall on Wednesday has been quickly doused.

Juggling city fire services

2016-06-21 11:11

The state of Msunduzi’s fire services has been described as “disastrous” amid claims Pietermaritzburg Airport, in particular faces major risks.

Fire alert across KZN

2016-06-08 13:07

With warnings of a potentially devastating fire season ahead, residents living near plantations could be in the most danger of getting caught by a raging runaway fire.

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WATCH: Race starts, drag racer explodes!

The driver of this drag racer is lucky to escape with his life as his car explodes in spectacular fashion.

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Here's what remains of scorched Vuwani school

Minister Angie Motshekga said it was "really shattering" to see the damage caused by arson attacks on schools in Vuwani, Limpopo. See for yourself here.

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Two-year-old killed in home blaze

2016-04-06 23:00

A two-year-old girl died after her home was gutted by a fire in ­Emvundlweni village, outside ­Edendale on Wednesday.

Bisley home gutted after children play with matches on bed

2016-03-30 12:52

Children playing with matches on a bed resulted in a Bisley home being extensively damaged by fire on Wednesday.

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WATCH: VW Polo up in flames in Cape Town

'I just heard a loud bang from my desk'... Wheels24 user Paul Muller sent us this video of a Volkswagen Polo on fire in Cape Town. Muller said: "The driver got out of the car, ran into our building and watched his car roll down the street while on fire."

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Electric fault suspected in Northdale house fire

2016-03-21 11:00

Three rooms in a Northdale double-storey home were completely gutted on Saturday when a fire broke out.

Generator at Ingonyama Trust Board goes up in flames

2016-03-08 11:21

Smoke engulfed the offices of Ingon­yama Trust Board located in Trelawney Road in Southgate, on Monday afternoon.

 

City ‘could have avoided embarrassing fire service headlines’

2016-06-22 11:30

A report on the state of fire services at the Pietermaritzburg Airport that was compiled months ago, was only brought to the city council on Tuesday.

Firefighters running short

2016-06-20 10:36

If your home catches alight tomorrow, you may have to wait for a mechanic to repair the fire engine before firefighters arrive to assist you.

WATCH: Huge fire razes Kenyan legislator's house

2016-05-25 12:42

A Kenyan member of parliament is out in the cold after his house was razed in a "mysterious" fire in the east African country's capital Nairobi.

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WATCH: Police, fire staff probe cause of UJ fire

What prompted a fire that razed the interior of the Standard Bank Auditorium at the University of Johannesburg is under investigation.

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Inferno on N3 as tanker explodes

2016-04-26 12:16

Two people were killed, two were badly burnt and five, including a policeman, were injured after a petrol tanker crashed and exploded on the N3 at Townhill on Monday afternoon.

Blaze traced to child playing with matches

2016-04-04 10:29

A second house fire in less than a week has been blamed on a child playing with matches.

Homes damaged in fuel station inferno

2016-03-28 13:00

A massive petrol and diesel fire at the Mvoti Ultra City on the N2 near Stanger gutted three trucks and caused damage to three homes on Sunday.

Too little water for fires

2016-03-22 10:13

With the province suffering the effects of a severe drought, several organisations are worried about a possible shortage of water to fight fires this winter.

Firefighters hurt in Seattle blast

2016-03-09 17:00

Authorities say nine Seattle fire fighters have been injured and residents evacuated following a natural gas explosion.

Water bombs needed for Cape Town blaze

2016-02-12 16:10

Rescue workers have called for water bombs to help extinguish a blaze at the Masiphumelele informal settlement.

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