WATCH | Supermarket in Khayelitsha goes up in flames

2020-03-24 11:39

A Shoprite store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town has gone up in flames as South Africans went shopping for essentials ahead of the national lockdown President Cyril Ramaphosa announced to the nation.

Cape Town commuters could be stuck after train fire in Eerste River

2020-03-20 08:26

A slow morning is expected for Cape Town commuters after a train caught alight at the Eerste River station.

PICS | Firefighters still battling Table Mountain blaze, road closures effected

2020-03-16 08:23

Six firefighters have been injured while battling a blaze on the slopes of Table Mountain.

PICS | Cars, houses destroyed as firefighters battle blaze on slopes of Table Mountain

2020-03-15 16:51

City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services are battling a blaze on the slopes of Table Mountain, which has already destroyed some houses and vehicles.

Fresh Ceres fire draws resources while firefighters continue to battle huge Paarl blaze

2020-02-29 16:20

Cape Winelands District Municipality firefighters are now also attempting to extinguish a fire near Ceres, in addition to fighting a blaze in the Du Toitskloof Pass area near Paarl.

Du Toitskloof Pass fire: Strong winds hamper efforts to contain blaze

2020-02-28 21:04

Strong winds are hampering efforts to fight a fire in the Du Toitskloof Pass area near Paarl, the Cape Winelands District Municipality has said.

Battle to protect property as 'huge mountain fire' near Paarl spreads

2020-02-28 11:43

All resources have been deployed to stop the inferno burning in the Du Toitskloof Pass near Paarl, which has caused damage to houses and other property in the vicinity, the Cape Winelands District Municipality says.

Cape Town boy dies in early morning fire

2020-02-24 12:07

A child has been killed in a shack fire in the early hours of the morning, according to City of Cape Town fire services.

WATCH | Slanghoek Mountain fire rages out of control

2020-02-17 16:25

A runaway fire in the Slanghoek Mountains is still raging out of control, and has already destroyed 15 000 hectares of vegetation.

Life imprisonment for man who set house alight with baby inside

2020-02-08 10:20

The accused was found guilty of setting the house alight after an argument with the child's mother.


PICS | Police nab 2 Limpopo 'arsonists'

2020-03-23 15:08

A police manhunt leads to the arrest of two people in connection with arson attacks outside Mokopane in Limpopo.

Boy, 6, dies in Cape Town house fire

2020-03-19 19:02

A six-year-old boy died in a house fire in Steenberg on Thursday morning.

Evacuations as Table Mountain fire spreads to wealthy Cape Town neighbourhood

2020-03-15 22:33

One of the wealthiest streets in Cape Town has had to be evacuated after a fire on the slopes of Table Mountain spread to the neighbourhood.

Two girls and a boy among 4 killed in Khayelitsha blaze

2020-03-04 12:03

Four people, including three children, have been killed in a fire at Endlovini informal settlement in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Firefighters gear up for 'difficult day' as they battle uncontrolled blaze near Paarl amid hot conditions

2020-02-29 11:04

Hot weather and strong winds are expected to hamper firefighting efforts as a blaze in the Du Toitskloof Pass area near Paarl continues to burn out of control.

Little girl and baby boy among 4 killed in Cape Town fire

2020-02-28 12:11

Four people, including a little girl and baby boy, have been killed in a shack fire in Mfuleni, bringing to seven the number of people killed in Cape Town fires in less than a week.

Jacuzzi, wooden deck catch fire on rooftop of upmarket Cape Town home

2020-02-25 18:45

A jacuzzi on the rooftop of a house in De Waterkant in Cape Town has been damaged after wooden decking caught fire on Tuesday, city fire officials confirmed.

Cape Town fire claims the lives of two men, a woman and a child

2020-02-18 16:06

A fire in Lotus River, Cape Town, claims the lives of four people.

Nine-month-old baby dies in KwaZulu-Natal fire

2020-02-17 10:16

A nine-month-old baby has died in a shack fire in the Feligisee informal settlement, near Umkomaas, in KwaZulu-Natal.

Pringle Bay couple, pet dog die in fire that destroyed home

2020-02-06 17:27

A couple and their pet dog have died in a fire that destroyed their home in Pringle Bay, a report says.

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