ARTICLES RELATING TO FIRES

Durban warehouse fire still under investigation - MEC

53 minutes ago

The cause of the fire at Transnet’s warehouse in Rossburgh, Durban, is still under investigation, KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development MEC Sihle Zikalala says.

Fire at boutique Cape Town B&B doused

2017-03-27 15:49

A fire at the Victorian-era Esperanza Guest House in Cape Town has been brought under control.

Durban fire under control

2017-03-26 17:03

A massive fire that could be seen in many parts of Durban on Friday and Saturday has largely been brought under control, paramedic services say.

Durban firefighters still battling warehouse blaze

2017-03-25 09:38

Firefighters have been working through the night to try to contain a fire at a Transnet warehouse in Rossburgh, Durban paramedics say.

Burning Transnet warehouse contained wax, plastic

2017-03-24 17:43

The Transnet warehouse in Rossburgh that is engulfed in flames contained large amounts of wax and plastic, the Ethekwini municipality says.

PICS: Durban building on fire

2017-03-24 11:04

One worker has been injured in a warehouse fire in Durban, paramedics say. Firefighters are on the scene trying to extinguish the blaze.

Rooi Els blaze contained after 2 homes destroyed

2017-03-21 13:45

Overstand Municipality fire teams are monitoring hotspots after containing a fire which destroyed two houses and damaged four others in Rooi Els.

Patients affected by Swartland Hospital fire being moved

2017-03-19 13:00

Patients based at the Swartland Hospital in Malmesbury, which caught fire on Saturday, are being moved to to surrounding hospitals, the Western Cape government has said.

Community faces uncertain future after fire in Imizamo Yethu

2017-03-18 06:52

After a recent fire left thousands homeless in Imizamo Yethu, many residents do not know whether or not they will have anywhere to live when the settlement is reblocked by the City of Cape Town.

Rebuilding Imizamo Yethu will cost R100m – City of Cape Town

2017-03-16 07:07

The City of Cape Town says redesigning and rebuilding Imizamo Yethu informal settlement will cost close to R100m following a devastating fire.

 

Durban fire contained

2017-03-28 11:32

Ethekwini municipality firefighters are still monitoring the Transnet warehouse that caught fire last Friday.

Uncertainty over Durban warehouse workers' jobs after fire

2017-03-27 14:07

Transnet says it leases out the warehouse in Durban that was recently engulfed in flames, and cannot comment on the impact the fire will have on the workers at the warehouse.

'Fire contained, but stay indoors' – eThekwini municipality warns residents

2017-03-25 15:30

Although a fire which broke out at a Transnet warehouse in Rossburgh, Durban has been contained, residents have been urged to stay indoors and avoid any direct contact with the smoke outside.

Residents near Transnet fire urged to evacuate

2017-03-24 20:54

Residents and businesses near the burning Transnet warehouse in Rossburgh, Durban, have been urged to evacuate.

WATCH: Firefighters battle Durban warehouse blaze

2017-03-24 14:18

KwaZulu-Natal firefighters are still battling a blaze that has engulfed a Transnet warehouse in Durban.

Shacks rebuilt after Imizamo Yethu fire, torn down on Human Rights Day

2017-03-21 16:43

The City of Cape Town and the Red Ants have pulled down structures erected on the fire site after an agreement was reached with community leaders to allow the area to be cleared.

2 houses, caravan destroyed in Rooi Els blaze

2017-03-20 11:02

A helicopter has been deployed to battle a blaze between Rooi Els and Pringle Bay, which has already destroyed two homes and a caravan.

Swartland district hospital burns down

2017-03-18 22:40

Swartland district hospital in Malmesbury has burned down, the ANC in the Western Cape said.

City of Cape Town to demolish homes in Imizamo Yethu

2017-03-16 20:17

The City of Cape Town says it needs to demolish homes that were rebuilt in Imizamo Yethu informal settlement following devastating fires in the area on Saturday and Sunday.

Housing for Imizamo Yethu discussed after devastating fire

2017-03-14 20:00

Representatives of the City of Cape Town have met with Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu to discuss housing issues following a devastating fire in Imizamo Yethu.

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