WATCH: German high speed ICE train catches fire

2018-10-12 19:59

A fire on board a German high speed ICE train with 510 passengers have left no one injured, according to local authorities.

WATCH: Outpouring of support in Pretoria after shack fires leave 300 homeless

Three hundred people have been left destitute after 62 homes were destroyed in a fire that swept through Plastic View informal settlement in Moreletapark, Pretoria.

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50 shacks destroyed in Pretoria fire

2018-10-06 20:52

Fifty shacks have been destroyed in a blaze in Plastic View informal settlement, Johannesburg.

WATCH: Distraught residents bury four children who died in Alexandra shack fire

Four children who died in a shack fire in Alexandra, Johannesburg, have been laid to rest in an emotional ceremony. Watch.

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Firefighters battling to extinguish Pretoria wood factory blaze

2018-09-19 12:12

Firefighters and other emergency services are battling to extinguish a blaze at a wood factory in Pretoria.

DA lays criminal charges against Gauteng MECs over Joburg buiding fire

2018-09-18 16:28

The DA has laid charges of culpable homicide against three Gauteng MECs and heads of four provincial government departments for their "negligence" that led to the deaths of three firefighters in a fire in the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg.

Increase in building, transport fires in Cape Town 'linked to protest action' - City

2018-09-16 13:08

Building and transport fires in Cape Town have increased in the last year, the City has said.

Joburg fire: Saftu plans to sue premier, MEC after three firefighters' deaths

2018-09-12 17:18

The South African Federation of Trade Unions plans to sue those who knew that the Bank of Lisbon building was non-compliant with safety requirements prior to last week's deadly blaze.

‘He told me he was going to die’ – fiancé of firefighter killed in JHB blaze

2018-09-11 18:00

The country mourned the death of three firefighters who died while fighting a blaze at a building belonging to the Gauteng government in the Johannesburg CBD recently.

Joburg building fire: 'The MEC must not lie,' Denosa charges

2018-09-06 15:23

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa has accused Gauteng MEC of Infrastructure Development Jacob Mamabolo of misleading the public about the Johannesburg building which caught fire, leading to the death of three firefighters.


Firefighters quell fresh blaze at Cape Town train station

2018-10-09 12:34

Firefighters have arrived at Cape Town train station to battle yet another train-related blaze after thick, black smoke permeated the air above the station.

One murdered, shacks destroyed in apparent vigilantism in Delft

2018-10-07 18:04

One man has been assaulted and killed, and a number of homes including an alleged drug house, were set alight at Blikkiesdorp in Delft, Western Cape police say.

Arson suspected after two fires at Durban's Addington Hospital

2018-10-05 09:00

Two fires flared up near fire exits in Durban's Addington Hospital which may have been acts of arson, the KwaZulu-Natal department of health has said.

Heroic Free State teenager succumbs to his burn wounds

2018-09-19 16:27

A teenager from Reitz in the Free State who suffered 85% burns in a veld fire died this morning.

WATCH: Canadian firefighter captures amazing video of fire whirl

2018-09-18 22:08

A British Columbia Wildfire Service information officer says a fire whirl caught on camera by firefighter Mary Schidlowsky is uncommonly large and lengthy in duration

2 mothers face negligence charges after 4 children die in Alexandra fire

2018-09-17 14:56

The two mothers of four children who died after a fire broke out in their Alexandra home have been arrested and are facing charges of child negligence.

Mashaba 'shocked, disappointed' after Mbalula blames him for firefighters' deaths

2018-09-14 09:12

City of Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba says he is shocked and disappointed in the ANC’s head of elections Fikile Mbalula, who called for him to take political responsibility for the deaths of three firefighters.

Firefighters who died in Joburg building blaze to be honoured at memorial service

2018-09-12 06:16

A memorial service for three firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty during the blaze at the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg is expected to be held at Ellis Park.

Spotlight on another govt building after deadly Joburg blaze

2018-09-07 15:39

The condition of yet another government building is under the spotlight in the wake of the recent blaze at a Johannesburg building in which three firefighters died.

Life-saving facts that could help in almost any natural disaster, from fires to hurricanes

2018-09-06 09:08

2017 was a record-breaking year for natural disasters, but only three in 10 Americans say they have an emergency preparedness kit.

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