Community unite as their thatched homes burn

2012-11-13 00:00

ST Francis of Assisi, the priest who had a passion for animals, would have been pleased with the way the residents of St Francis Bay had saved their pets from the wind-driven inferno that burned down a six-flat unit, 68 homes and an office block on Sunday night.

Janine van der Merwe, manager of the St. Francis golf club, said the community was very lucky not to have had any deaths after recent floods and now this fire. One fireman was injured when he fell through a roof and broke his arm. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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