Iconic St James bathing boxes damaged in blaze

Three bathing boxes at St James Beach in Cape Town have been gutted in a fire in the early hours of Saturday. The brightly coloured bathing boxes are iconic tourist attractions on the False Bay coastline. According to City of Cape Town law enforcement spokesperson Wayne Dyason, law enforcement officers[…]

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Supermarket in Khayelitsha goes up in flames

A Shoprite store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town went up in flames on Tuesday morning as South Africans went shopping for essentials ahead of the national lockdown President Cyril Ramaphosa announced to the nation on Monday night. It is understood that the fire started before 08:00 when the store was still[…]

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Woman dies in Cape Town fire

A woman died after her house went up in flames in Philippi, Cape Town, on Monday morning. Firefighters rushed to the Kosovo informal settlement just after 00:00 and managed to contain the fire to a single structure, according to the City of Cape Town’s fire and rescue services spokesperson Jermaine[…]

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Three people die in Strand fire

Three people, a woman and two children, died in a fire in the early hours of Sunday morning in Strand. The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Service responded at 3.30am to an alert that an informal structure was alight in the TV-Section, off Onverwacht Street. The fire crews[…]

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