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.

Lessons go on as school cleans up after fire

2016-02-03 11:01

Gutted by a fire more than a week ago, all efforts are being made to resume normal teaching at the Richlea Primary School in Richmond.

Locked in and burnt alive

2016-01-04 11:38

A woman has been taken into custody after her boyfriend was locked in a house and burnt alive.

‘Spontaneous’ blaze in PMB

2015-12-03 12:17

Spontaneous combustion was the most likely cause of a fire at Sealake ­Industries in Pietermaritzburg early on Wednesday morning.

RTMC to probe deadly Warden bus blaze

2015-11-13 20:58

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has dispatched reconstruction experts to the scene of a bus crash on the N3 near Warden in the Free State.

Animals safe after fire at Randburg SPCA

2015-11-11 16:03

A wood vendor has been blamed for a fire that spread through a Randburg animal shelter.

Firefighters put out blaze on truck transporting leather

2015-10-22 10:31

Firefighters extinguished a blaze on a truck transporting leather on the N3 on Wednesday morning.

Ekurhuleni emergency services extinguish massive container blaze

2015-08-31 19:28

Emergency services had to react quickly after more than 100 containers - some containing explosives - caught fire in Isando, east of Johannesburg.

Three people die in Hout Bay fire

2015-08-12 22:13

Three people have died in a fire in Hout Bay, Cape Town, city emergency management services have reported.

Medical worker dies in Eastern Cape hospital fire

2015-07-31 18:01

A medical worker has died in a fire at the residential section of Tafalofefe hospital in Butterworth, the Eastern Cape health department says.


Fire at Woodburn garage quickly doused

2016-02-04 10:45

The cause of a fire that started at the Engen garage across from Woodburn Stadium is being investigated by the Msunduzi Fire Department.

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Family of 4 killed in Secunda home explosion

2015-12-21 18:01

A family of four has been killed after their house in Secunda blew up.

Fire at PE old age home 'could have been prevented'

2015-11-23 21:24

The fire that killed three men at an old age home in Port Elizabeth could have been prevented, its manager says.

Twin toddlers killed in N3 bus blaze

2015-11-13 16:53

Paramedics have confirmed that twin toddlers have been killed in a bus blaze on the N3 near Warden.

Full power restored at Cape Town airport after substation fire

2015-10-27 19:26

Full power has been restored to areas around the Cape Town International Airport after a fire broke out at a substation, an Eskom official says.

Malaysia shuts schools as choking smog worsens

2015-10-04 16:51

Malaysian authorities have ordered most of the country's schools shut for two days because of possible health risks posed by the thick haze from Indonesian forest fires.

Bucket chain too slow to stop fires engulfing homes in Jika Joe

2015-08-17 09:10

OVER 50 homes in the Jika Joe informal settlement were destroyed in a blaze early yesterday morning, but nobody was injured.

Crystal Towers hotel to remain closed for fire repairs

2015-08-11 17:22

The African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel in Century City, Cape Town, will remain closed until safety inspections are complete and fire damage is repaired, the owners say.

No sign of fire at Reserve Bank - emergency services

2015-07-28 18:53

There is no sign of a fire at the Reserve Bank offices in Pretoria following an evacuation of the building, Tshwane Emergency Services say.

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