Veld fire causes Rhodes University to evacuate residences

Blaze brought under control and no damage to buildings


24 July 2019

Child dies in shack fire while mother was out keeping neighbourhood safe

17-month-old Kungawo Mondile died on Tuesday night in Bobani Village


19 July 2019

Masiphumelele fire station set to open this year

The project was set back by nearly two years over the appointment of the contractor


27 June 2019

Homeless but living in a community hall

Hangberg shack fire victims say they should be given houses


11 June 2019

Two years after fire, Hout Bay residents are crammed in disused buildings

City blames ongoing court case for delays in re-establishing settlement in Imizamo Yethu


10 June 2019

Lucky escape from fire for Uitenhage 79-year-old

Xolisile Yani’s chips and vetkoek business ruined


5 June 2019

Nyanga fire victims unable to rebuild their homes

The City says it will now be assisting the families left homeless by the fire nearly a month ago


30 May 2019

Family killed by fire in RDP house

Twayisa Myathaza and her three children were the victims of a faulty electricity box, say witnesses


21 May 2019

“Everything that I worked hard for is burnt to ashes”

Over 200 left homeless by Masiphumelele fire


20 May 2019

Fire leaves hundreds homeless in Overcome Heights

Luckily no injuries were reported following Monday night’s blaze


5 March 2019

Green Point fire could have been contained say residents

A lack of water and access roads hindered efforts to douse shack fire in Khayelitsha


4 March 2019

Hundreds left homeless after shack fire in Dunoon

People have lost everything in the fire, but luckily there were no fatalities


15 February 2019

Woman can’t keep the dog that saved her life

Scotty rescued Nonzame Vuyi in a shack fire in Cape Town; now he may have to be sent to the Eastern Cape


5 February 2019

Dozens of homes destroyed in Overstrand fire

Betty’s Bay bears the brunt of blaze, which is now under control


12 January 2019

Fire leaves over 160 homeless in Khayelitsha

“I’m grateful to be alive” says survivor


29 November 2018

Knysna fire victims blame slow response for tragedy

SANParks manager says gale force winds made the situation untenable


2 November 2018