Fires ring sun-scorched city

2017-09-14 13:45

City firefighters had to battle almost 30 grass fires on Wednesday as temperatures soared to 38 degrees.

Tech to the rescue, as flames burn R1bn hole in SA’s pocket

2017-08-25 06:00

Fires cost South Africa more than R1bn in damages in 2015. As climate change fans the flames, particularly in August, Tricia Govindasamy visited one rural community using world-class technology to put out the fires.

WATCH: Fire rips through Torch Tower in Dubai

Dubai's Torch Tower catches on fire for the second time. The Tower located in Dubai's business hub is home to locals and expat British nationals.

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PICS: McLaren smashes house, bursts into flames in high-speed crash

2017-07-06 09:52

Fire fighters in England captured images of a wrecked McLaren 570S. The sports crashed into a house and burst into flames. Incredibly, both the driver and passenger escaped serious injury.

Blaze guts garage at Eastern Cape premier's office

2017-06-30 17:01

Members of staff have been evacuated from the premises that house the Office of the Eastern Cape premier after an unused garage caught alight.

Traumatised firefighters search for more London fire victims

2017-06-15 20:11

London firefighters traumatised by the devastation they witnessed in the London tower block fire, are working to make the building safe so they can continue their search.

4 people hurt in fire that destroyed 8 buildings

2017-06-12 20:33

Three firefighters and a resident were injured in a massive fire in Massachusetts that destroyed three multifamily homes and damaged five other buildings.

#KnysnaFires: Community members lend a helping hand

Gift of the Givers and volunteers set up camp near the affected areas on Friday to help those displaced by the fire.

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#KnysnaFire: Zille thanks those at the frontline

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4 killed, 8 injured in Bilbao house fire

2017-05-27 16:39

Spanish authorities say four people have died and eight have been injured in a fire in Bilbao after flames consumed their wooden house.


Top 10 motoring stories of the week: Ford Kuga recall, Cape Town traffic

2017-08-25 14:44

It has been an eventful week in the motoring world as we feature some of the best stories regarding everything wheels, including traffic laws and GWM wanting to buy Fiat Chrysler...

WATCH: BMW on fire along N2 in Cape Town

2017-08-24 08:20

Footage has emerged of a BMW ablaze along Raapenberg Road on the N2 in Pinelands, Cape Town.

Thousands flee in terror after fire engulfs stage at Tomorrowland festival

A huge fire broke out on stage at the Tomorrowland Unite music festival in Barcelona on Saturday. Watch.

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'I climbed down using sheets' - resident escapes burning Joburg CBD building

With around 85 buildings hijacked by illegal occupants in Johannesburg, a disaster was inevitable, city Mayor Herman Mashaba said on Wednesday after a fire at the City York building in Johannesburg's CBD claimed seven lives. Watch.

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WATCH: Over 153 people killed in oil tank explosion in Pakistan

An overturned oil tanker exploded in a huge fireball in Pakistan on Sunday killing more than 150 people.

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Three men injured in Durban’s isotainer fire

2017-06-13 18:05

Three men have been injured on Teakwood Road in Jacobs after an isotainer - a container that contains dangerous goods - caught alight..

Engen lends support to Knynsa and Plett fire-fighters

2017-06-09 14:21

In response to the devastation caused by fires in and around Knysna and Plettenburg Bay, Engen has joined hands with the community and hundreds of volunteers. Here's how you can help...

'Everything that could go wrong has gone wrong in Knysna'

Overnight about 80% of the fireline has been contained. Fresh legs and better conditions, but 3 000-4 000 people remain displaced. Some evacuated areas have been declared safe, but a second firefighter has been injured, in addition to the firefighter injured on Thursday. The water supply in Knysna is running low.

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Horror Knysna fire: 12 ways to handle fires on the road

2017-06-08 12:48

A huge blaze is affecting large parts of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in Western Cape, causing road closures and damage to property. Here's how to handle fires along our roads.

Refugee camp in France destroyed by fire

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