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.

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.

Usain Bolt vs. flame: World's fastest man to race against fire!

2016-08-16 09:15

World record-holder Usain Bolt has risen to numerous challenges on the track. Now the world's fastest athlete will face a unique test of his speed - a race against fire!

Wynberg Boys' High closed after fire

2016-08-04 07:49

Wynberg Boys 'High in Cape Town is closed for the rest of the week after a fire broke out in the school's C-block in the early hours.

Farmers save local shop

2016-07-14 10:14

Local farmers saved a popular Dalton shopping complex from burning to the ground as a fire ravaged through a grocery store on Wednesday.

City ‘could have avoided embarrassing fire service headlines’

2016-06-22 11:30

A report on the state of fire services at the Pietermaritzburg Airport that was compiled months ago, was only brought to the city council on Tuesday.


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.

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.

Car-nage: Music festival fire burns hundreds of cars

2016-08-04 12:16

The parking lot of an open-air music festival in Portugal resembles a vehicle graveyard after a wildfire gutted 422 cars. Warning - graphic vehicle destruction.

Newcastle house blaze leaves one dead

2016-07-17 22:41

A man died and a woman was badly wounded in a house fire in Newcastle, KZN paramedics have reported.

Gateway mall fire quickly doused

2016-06-22 18:24

A fire that broke out at the Gateway Mall on Wednesday has been quickly doused.

Juggling city fire services

2016-06-21 11:11

The state of Msunduzi’s fire services has been described as “disastrous” amid claims Pietermaritzburg Airport, in particular faces major risks.

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