Limpopo veld fire under control

2013-09-21 14:47

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Polokwane - A fire in Limpopo's Modimolle area has swept across 30 000 hectares of farmland, SABC News reported on Saturday.

Working-On-Fire (WOF) spokesperson Matema Gwangwa said the fire ripped across a 36km stretch in the early hours of Saturday.

"Our aerial resource reported that the fire is now fairly contained," she said.

Meanwhile, in the eastern Free State, one person had apparently died and two others injured in veld fires in Zastron, the broadcaster reported.

No further details were provided.

Sapa could not reach the WOF for further details.

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