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MyCiti bus spontaneously combusts in Cape Town [video]

Firefighters rushed to battle a large blaze when a MyCiti bus went up in flames on Nelson Mandela Boulevard on Thursday evening. The bus fire created a great commotion disturbing the flow of traffic on the incoming lane headed into the Cape Town CBD. The City’s emergency services responded promptly[…]

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Franschhoek mountain fire’s week-long blaze finally contained

Western Cape fire crews supported by four helicopters fought tirelessly to contain the fire which was ravaging in the Franschhoek mountains. In a statement released by the Cape Winelands District Municipality’s (CWDM) Fire Services, which worked tirelessly together with their partners the CapeNature and Winelands fire Protection Association (FPA), confirmed[…]

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Five classrooms gutted in Holy Cross fire

A fire that broke out at Holy Cross RC Primary School in the Cape Town CBD has gutted five classrooms, including plans for a new library. Firefighters were called out to the school on Thursday afternoon after plumes of smoke were seen emanating from the premises in Keizersgracht Street. “There[…]

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