Firefighters battling massive blaze in London apartment building

2017-06-14 05:56

Firefighters are battling a massive fire and evacuating residents from a burning 24-storey building in London.

Concerns over missing loved ones as 4 000 still displaced in Knysna

2017-06-09 12:35

Knysna relief workers are helping to trace people who are unaccounted for, after raging fires forced a mass evacuation of the town, the Gift of the Givers has said.

Man allegedly thrown off 25m-high KZN bridge

2017-04-13 10:27

Paramedics have rescued a man who survived being allegedly thrown off a 25m-high bridge in the Paradise Valley Nature Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal.

Floods trap passenger bus in Meiringspoort pass

2017-04-09 22:52

Floods and heavy rains have trapped a passenger bus in Meiringspoort pass between De Rust and Beaufort West, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa says.

Search continues for woman missing on Table Mountain

2017-03-22 12:25

The search for a woman who went missing while hiking up Table Mountain's Platteklip Gorge is continuing, rescue officials have said.

Farmers, cops save kids from bus stuck in floodwaters

2017-02-22 10:02

Free State farmers and police struggled for hours to save a busload of schoolchildren after the vehicle got stuck in floodwaters on a low-water bridge.

Dehydrated hiker airlifted off Table Mountain

2017-01-01 16:42

A hiker from KwaZulu-Natal has been airlifted from Table Mountain after she became dehydrated.

Hiker injures back in Table Mountain fall

2016-12-29 13:44

A hiker has fallen three metres from a track near Maclear's Beacon on Table Mountain and sustained a possible back injury, Wilderness Search and Rescue says.

Hunt on for man who fell from boat at Bon Accord Dam

2016-09-10 21:40

Paramedics are searching for the body of a man after he fell from a boat at the Bon Accord Dam, north of Pretoria.

Stricken hikers rescued from Table Mountain

2016-08-31 07:48

Three hikers have been rescued by Wilderness Search and Rescue volunteers as inclement weather descended on Table Mountain overnight.


Plett firefighter who died tried to outrun blaze

2017-06-09 14:00

A volunteer firefighter has died in George after sustaining injuries while helping to put out wildfires in Plettenberg Bay.

Trapped family rescued from hyacinth in Harties

2017-04-24 12:26

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Hartbeespoort Dam duty crew has rescued a father and his two daughters who were trapped on a ferry raft in dense hyacinth in the Hartbeespoort Dam near Meerhof.

SA hunter missing without trace in Zimbabwe

2017-04-10 11:06

There is still no sign of a professional hunter from Limpopo, who has disappeared while on a hunting expedition in Zimbabwe.

Man drowns after boat capsizes off Clifton beach

2017-04-02 12:33

A 34-year-old man has died after a boat caught in heavy surf capsized off Clifton 1st beach in Cape Town.

Hikers grateful after rescue

2017-03-02 06:01

A KZN South Coast man of the cloth has expressed his gratefulness after he and his friend were rescued in Port Edward after getting lost during a hike.

Rescue team saves newborn from depths of pit toilet

2017-01-30 10:51

Pietermaritzburg's K9 Search and Rescue team has heroically saved the life of a newborn baby from the dank depths of a long drop toilet.

Injured hiker and rescuers stranded on mountain overnight

2016-12-31 08:01

A rescue team and injured hiker were left stranded on a mountain in Wolseley on Friday night because the helicopter meant to have airlifted them from the spot was dispatched to a car accident and due to fading light couldn't return.

PICS: Driver escapes after vehicle plunges off bridge into Durban river

2016-09-18 21:24

A Durban man has had a lucky to escape after his car plunged off a bridge into a river in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban.

Illegal miners trapped underground in Langlaagte

2016-09-10 19:03

A group of illegal miners have been trapped underground in Langlaagte, Johannesburg police have said.

PICS: Beach SOS saves couples stranded on Pacific island for a week

2016-08-28 10:05

Two people stranded for a week on a remote Pacific island have been rescued after a search aircraft spotted their SOS message in the sand, the US Coast Guard says.

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