WATCH: Frogs, fish and small birds die in zoo fire

2018-12-16 20:19

Chester Zoo says insects, frogs, fish and small birds perished in a fire that broke out in an enclosure devoted to exotic tropical habitats.

WATCH: Police in Texas save boy who jumps from burning building

2018-12-13 10:16

Body camera video shows the moment Texas police officers save a boy who jumps from the second-storey window of a burning building.

Man assaulted after Alexandra shack fire dies in hospital

2018-12-07 11:01

A man who was assaulted after being accused of starting a blaze which destroyed scores of shacks in Alexandra, has died, Gauteng police say.

WATCH: Pretoria general dealer's shop goes up in flames

2018-12-05 18:06

A Pretoria general dealer has lost everything after his shop went up in flames. Watch.

Southern Cape fire claims another life

2018-12-03 18:47

While still reeling from the massive fire that broke out in the Southern Cape less than two months ago, South African National Parks has announced the death of the wife of one of the organisation's employees.

California wildfire death toll rises to 81

2018-11-21 19:17

The death toll from the devastating wildfire in northern California rose to 81 with the discovery of two more sets of remains, officials said.

WATCH: Helicopter crew saves people, pets on peak during California wildfire

2018-11-21 10:16

Newly released video shows the dramatic moment firefighters rescued three people and two dogs as thick smoke and flames fast approached in Southern California.

Firefighters keep flames away from 90 000 litres of brandy at Paarl KWV distillery

2018-11-20 11:41

Firefighters are battling a blaze at the KWV distillery in southern Paarl but have managed to contain the flames and keep them away from brandy tanks, an official says.

Toll rises to 77 in deadliest California wildfire

2018-11-19 12:39

The toll from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history rose further to 77, the sheriff's office said.

Finland's president rakes memory for source of Trump's forest remark

2018-11-18 21:12

Finland's president isn't sure where US President Donald Trump got the idea that raking leaves is part of his country's routine for managing its substantial forests.


'It was seriously bad' - Fire rips through Monkey Town in Somerset West

2018-12-14 11:22

Staff at the Monkey Town Primate Centre in Somerset West are picking up the pieces after a late-night fire destroyed the restaurant building and some animal enclosures.

PICS: Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

2018-12-09 12:47

A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned.

Several shacks razed as firefighters, residents fight Alex fire

2018-12-06 18:06

Fire fighters and residents of Alexandra are fighting a blaze which has engulfed several shacks.

WATCH: Massive fire engulfs Cape Town synagogue

2018-12-05 07:15

A massive fire has engulfed the Beit Midrash Morasha synagogue in Sea Point, Cape Town.

Death toll rises to 87, California fire '98% contained'

2018-11-26 07:31

The death toll in northern California's so-called 'Camp Fire' has risen to 87, officials have said, adding that the blaze was almost fully under control.

Fire at Sandton building extinguished

2018-11-21 16:17

A fire that broke out at the Michelangelo building in Sandton has been extinguished.

Rain could hamper search for victims of California wildfire

2018-11-20 21:56

People searching for victims of wildfire were in a race against the weather, as expected rains could wash away fragmentary remains.

WATCH: This is how wildfires spread

2018-11-20 05:30

California's wildfires have killed at least 80 people so far. So how and why do wildfires spread? #wildfires #california

Searchers in California fires step up efforts ahead of rain

2018-11-19 05:29

Searchers combing a Northern California town levelled by a deadly wildfire stepped up their efforts ahead of rains forecast later this week in the fire zone where 76 bodies have been recovered so far.

No flare-ups along Garden Route as firefighters continue mopping up

2018-11-18 18:31

Fires along the Garden Route have not flared again as firefighters in the Southern Cape continued mopping up, according to a statement.

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