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Fire at Lions Head

Fire fighters battle to contain blaze on Signal Hill, Lion’s Head mountains

28 January 2019, 7:03 AM

Cape Town fire and rescue officials say fire fighters will continue battling a blaze that’s raged overnight on the slopes of Signal Hill and Lion’s Head mountains in the Cape Peninsula. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined. At least 80 fire fighters are monitoring the blaze. Cape Town fire and rescue […]


Western Cape fire not contained yet

14 January 2019, 8:09 AM

 Overstrand Fire Chief, Lester Smith, says strong winds could cause more flare-ups in the fires in the Western Cape region on Monday.

W Cape firefighters receive aerial support

12 January 2019, 4:23 PM

Firefighting crews in Franskraal and Karwyderskraal in the Overstrand region in the Western Cape have received aerial support.

Overstand Fire

Firefighters battle runaway Overstand fires

12 January 2019, 9:02 AM

Firefighters are struggling to contain fires in Franskraal in the Overstrand. Thus far more than 60 residential properties have been destroyed or damaged, and nearly 13 000 hectares of vegetation has been destroyed.


Opening of W Cape school in Clanwilliam delayed due to fire

9 January 2019, 9:37 AM

Learners of the only school at the Wupperthal Moravian Mission Station near Clanwilliam in the Western Cape will not start their school year on Wednesday morning.



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