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Woman dies after house catches fire

A woman has died after a house caught alight in Bonteheuwel in Cape Town in the early hours of Monday morning. The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue spokesperson, Jermaine Carelse says the cause of the fire is being investigated. “Three fire fighting appliances, a rescue vehicle and 14 staff members were in[…]

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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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