ARTICLES RELATING TO 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...

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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.

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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.

Smoking may have caused house fire that killed man, child

2016-09-28 10:25

Smoking is believed to be the cause of a blaze which engulfed a property in Kuils River, resulting in the death of a man and a girl.

NYC police charge teen in clothes-burning attacks

2016-09-17 20:16

New York City police have charged a 14-year-old boy in connection with one of a series of attacks on women whose clothes were set on fire.

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WATCH: Mistaken identity? Woman sets baffled stranger's car on fire

A woman was caught on camera setting a white Honda on fire, mistaking it for her ex's car.

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At least 16 dead in Moscow warehouse fire

2016-08-27 12:52

At least 16 people have died in a fire that broke out at a Moscow warehouse, Russian authorities say.

Copesville father pulled neighbour out of fire

2016-08-24 09:00

A brave Copesville father is recovering in hospital after risking his life to save his neighbour, who was trapped in a burning house at the weekend.

 
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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.

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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.

Cape Town fire leaves 500 homeless

2016-09-27 18:51

A fire has ripped through 100 wood and iron shacks in Kosovo informal settlement in Philippi, say Cape Town fire and rescue services.

Baby brothers die in Mahikeng fire

2016-09-09 15:58

Two baby brothers have been killed in a fire that razed a shack to the ground in a village near Mahikeng in the North West province.

You can spark a veldfire?! Why driving on your rims is incredibly dangerous

2016-08-31 12:07

Driving your vehicle on its rims can not only start a veldfire but also put the lives of other road users in danger. We explain.

Thieves nab stereo and torch car

2016-08-24 10:14

A family of six were awoken in the early hours of Tuesday morning by an inferno outside when thieves who had broken into a car on their property, set it alight.

Out-of-control veld fire razes 13 cars

2016-08-16 10:02

A veld fire left a local scrapyard counting its losses yesterday after 13 scrap cars were gutted by fire.

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