Blaze kills family of five

2018-09-25 14:58

Distraught neighbours on Monday described their anguish at not being able to save a family of five from a fiery death.

Joburg Fire: 'Govt killed our brothers' – firefighter

2018-09-12 16:07

A firefighter from Central Fire Station in Johannesburg has laid the blame for last Wednesday's tragedy, in which three firefighters died, at the door of government.

Bangladeshi siblings' shop torched in Brixton

2018-09-08 12:55

A Brixton shop owner of Bangladeshi descent, and his brother, narrowly escaped death on Saturday morning when their shop was torched, Johannesburg police said.

Escape from breakaway fire

2018-09-06 15:45

Msunduzi workers have been blamed for losing control of a grass fire that spread in the gusty conditions on Wednesday, gutting a heritage site on Pent­rich Road in Camps Drift on Wednesday.

Firefighter dies after falling from upper floor of burning government building in Joburg

2018-09-05 11:42

A firefighter fell to his death while battling a blaze on the upper floors of a government building in the Johannesburg CBD.

Three killed in Cape Town house fire

2018-09-01 14:33

Three people have died after a fire broke out in Philippi East, Cape Town, the city's Fire and Rescue Services says.

Multiple buildings destroyed in Bela Bela waterfront fire

2018-08-26 20:02

A number of restaurants at the Bela Bela Waterfront in Limpopo have been completely destroyed by a raging fire, said one of the owners.

WATCH: 'I have nothing now' – Informal settlement residents lose the little they had in Joburg shack fire

2018-08-06 20:40

Officials say the fire was allegedly caused by a candle that had been left unattended.

WATCH: Car catches fire in major London tunnel

2018-07-29 05:52

Motorists had to abandon their cars and evacuate after a car caught fire in London's Blackwall tunnel.

WATCH: Residents flee forest fire near Athens

2018-07-24 11:37

Residents fled their homes as a swift-moving fire blazed through a mountainous pine forest west of Athens and churned out smoke that turned the sky orange over the Greek capital.


Joburg fire: Mashaba says he previously raised safety concerns about buildings

2018-09-12 19:53

The state of buildings within the City of Johannesburg has been a concern since the DA-led administration took office, according to Mayor Herman Mashaba.

Bystanders traumatised by death of firefighter

2018-09-11 11:00

A firefighter tripped and fell to his death while attempting to put out a blaze on the 23rd floor of a Johannesburg building.


2018-09-06 16:30

ON Monday protesters in Kya Sands, Joburg said all hell would break loose unless local companies gave them jobs.


2018-09-06 15:30

THE flames were busy devouring the shack in front of neighbours’ eyes.

1 dead, 3 others taken to hospital after Joburg fire displaces 200

2018-09-01 21:40

One person has died and three others have been taken to hospital when about 80 shacks caught fire at the Clay Oven informal settlement in Johannesburg on Saturday, the City of Johannesburg Emergency Management Services said.

Fire put out at Rand Water Eikenhof Pumping Station as technicians assess damage

2018-08-27 21:37

Johannesburg's City Power says the fire caused by the explosion at the Rand Water Eikenhof Pumping Station on Monday has been extinguished.

Flavour Cafe in ashes

2018-08-17 15:21

Hundreds of Pietermaritzburg residents on Thursday mourned the loss of one of their favourite haunts, the Flavour Cafe, which burned to the ground early on Thursday morning.

Muthi traders in Durban protest after fire

2018-08-02 17:34

Informal traders are demanding that the municipality collect burned debris after a fire swept through part of the traditional medicine market in Warwick Junction.

WATCH: Thousands flee as California wildfire rages

2018-07-27 15:44

Supercharged temperatures have fueled a wildfire in California, resulting in at least one death as thousands flee the inferno.

Firefighters battle major wildfires in California

2018-07-04 13:04

More than 2 000 firefighters have battled a massive wildfire in California as authorities warn that record-breaking heat expected by the weekend could spark more blazes.

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