Firefighters stop St Francis blaze from spreading

2012-12-25 20:17

Firefighters have managed to stop a blaze from spreading in St Francis Bay after a holiday house caught fire, gutting the premises, weeks after a blaze destroyed 76 houses in the area.

Thieves targeted burning St Francis homes

2012-11-14 08:39

As houses were burning down in St Francis Bay, thieves were ransacking properties and stealing possessions, residents have revealed.

Mop-up continues in St Francis Bay

2012-11-13 11:45

Mop-up operations will continue in St Francis Bay after the 75 damaged buildings had been declared unsafe, the Kouga municipality says.

St Francis fire damage runs into millions

2012-11-12 16:12

The damage caused by the fire in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape will likely run into tens of millions of rands, with thatched homes in the area valued between up to R16m.

No fire station in St Francis Bay

2012-11-12 08:51

With no fire station in St Francis Bay, volunteers were the first ones on the scene trying to douse a massive fire that destroyed more than 100 luxury homes.

PE responds to burning St Francis SOS

2012-11-11 23:29

The Nelson Mandela Bay fire brigade has called up off-duty firefighters to help bring a fire, which has already destroyed up to 50 houses in St Francis Bay, under control.


Fire breaks out in St Francis, residents evacuated

2012-12-25 17:34

Residents are being evacuated in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape after a fire broke out in the area, according to a report.

St Francis blaze insurance claims mount

2012-11-13 16:23

Estimating the full cost of the fire which razed over 80 homes in St Francis Bay will take time, but a short-term insurer says claims so far stand at R21m.

St Francis Bay fire claims already at R30m

2012-11-13 08:40

Financial services provider Alexander Forbes has already received claims of R30m for property damaged in the St Francis Bay fire while others have lost much-needed jobs.

76 homes destroyed by St Francis Bay fire

2012-11-12 14:41

The fire which tore through St Francis Bay, in the Eastern Cape, has destroyed or damaged 75 houses, the Kouga municipality says.

St Francis Bay fire under control

2012-11-12 07:23

Firefighters have eventually managed to bring a massive fire that destroyed at least a hundred homes in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape under control.

Fire burns down 100 houses

2012-11-11 22:43

At least 100 houses have burnt down in a raging fire at St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape, Kouga Municipality says.

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