ARTICLES RELATING TO FIRE

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.

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.

 

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.

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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WATCH: Valet's Lambo joyride goes up in flames

Don't you just hate when you're taking a client's Lamborghini Aventador out for a joyride and it catches on fire? This joyriding valet has some explaining to do...

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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.

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