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.


The burned down homes in St Francis Bay have been declared a no-go area. Watch.

1 comments4603 Views

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.


Fire guts St Francis Bay

2012-11-12 12:56

Around 76 homes were destroyed when a fire raged through St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape. See all the pictures.

16 comments 27262 Views

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.

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.


St Francis Bay in ruins

2012-11-12 13:17

Fire has reduced luxury homes in St Francis Bay to charred ruins. See all the pictures.

10 comments 20185 Views

St Francis Bay fire

2012-11-12 09:13

At least a hundred homes have been gutted by a fire in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape. Watch.

14 comments20310 Views

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.

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now! - shop online today

One day only! – 40% off Appliances!

Get 40% off 100’s of appliances at While stocks last. Shop now!

Seen something you like in our catalogue?

Find the perfect gift and save up to R5000 – As seen on the catalogue. Hurry and shop now!

Save up to R1000 on Hisense smartphones!

View the large range of Hisense smartphones. Buy today and save up to R1000!

Toys 4 for the price of 3

Buy 4 toys and get the cheapest FREE! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mind blowing prices – As seen on TV

Get mind blowing prices on 1000’s of products! Shop now.

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.