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.

0 comments16705 Views

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.

9 killed in US warehouse fire, dozens still missing

2016-12-03 20:02

The Oakland fire chief now says up to 25 people are unaccounted for after a fire that killed at least nine people in the San Francisco Bay area.

Up in flames: Four fire hazards to watch out for

2016-11-01 06:59

It might seem like something that only happens in movies but those scenes depicting cars licked by towering flames aren’t altogether removed from reality...

WATCH: Cop car catches fire, burns to a crisp

Watch as this police car burns beyond recognition along a British highway. It's not clear what caused the BMW 530d to set on fire.

0 comments716 Views

Jump Kevin! Rookie Magnussen's car catches fire

2016-09-30 07:32

The first practice session at the 2016 Malaysian GP was halted in dramatic fashion when Kevin Magnussen's Renault burst into flames in the pit lane.


#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.

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.

0 comments2502 Views

Stay in your car, keep vents closed... How to drive through a veld fire

2016-11-03 09:35

Drivers who are caught in the smoke of a veld fire are at risk of a crash due to limited visibility. Here's how to avoid becoming a statistic.

Fire damages what is thought to be England's oldest hotel

2016-10-29 14:22

Fire has badly damaged what is thought to be England's oldest hotel, dating to 1769.

Samsung sends Note 7 owners 'flameproof' boxes

2016-10-12 16:52

Pyromaniacs won’t get a rush from sending back their Note 7s after Samsung has issued a fireproof box to return the controversial device in.

Man hid in freezer to try escape flames in fatal house fire

2016-09-28 13:20

The man killed in a Kuils River house fire had tried to escape the flames by hiding in a chest freezer.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.