IN PICTURES: 21 of the most devastating pictures from the Knysna fires

By Pam Magwaza
08 June 2017

The smoke-engulfed town is a scene of orange and black. There is fire all around, and as the wind picks up, more flames are fanned.

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This is the Armageddon-like scene described by a Knysna residents as several fires rage through the town.

Teams on Working on Fire (WOF) have already been sent to Knysna. The assistance of the army may also be invoked.

Many friends and family members now turn to Twitter to express their concerns about the destructive fire. READ MORE: Heartbreak for 7de Laan actress after devastating Knysna fires Here are 21 of the most devastating photos and clips from the Knynsa fire so far:

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