Drier 2019 sees sharp increase in runaway fires

2019-07-04 15:56

This year’s dry season has seen a dramatic increase in runaway veld and forest fires, with 63 fires reported in KwaZulu-Natal for June this year compared to 45 last year.

A schoolgirl has developed a substance to help curb shack fires

2018-04-01 00:00

Addressing the problem of fire outbreaks in informal settlements, Gabriella Mogale has created a twofold solution to curbing burns – and she’s only 17, writes Design Indaba.

 

Wildfires continue to rage through California amid heat wave

2018-07-08 08:43

Firefighters make progress against wildfires that have destroyed dozens of buildings and caused at least one death in California as a heat wave roasts the southern part of the state.

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