The Fire and Rescue Service condemns the attacks on firefighters while responding to emergencies

By Kouthar Sambo Firefighters came under attack with stone-throwing in the Elsies River area on Thursday in an attempt to respond to a structural fire. In an unrelated incident this week, firefighters were attending to a structure fire in Greenville, Kraaifontein when they experienced another attack. “In both instances, firefighters[…]

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Kraaifontein informal settlement rocked by mass shooting

By: Aneeqa du Plessis Days after the provincial crime stats were released for the third quarter of 2022, yet another mass shooting has rocked Wallacdene, Kraaifontein, where four men were gunned down in an informal settlement on Tuesday evening.   According to SAPS, officials were called out to an informal[…]

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Seven injured in N1 roll-over

Sunday evening at 18:16, a collision took place on the N1 in Kraaifontein, Cape Town. It is reported that the driver of a light motor vehicle lost control of the vehicle which resulted in a rollover. According to the medics who assessed the scene, seven passengers were found with injuries[…]

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Fear in Bloekombos after ward councillor slain

Community members and ANC leaders gathered in Bloekombos, near Kraaifontein in Cape Town, at the home of slain Ward 101 councillor Luyanda Mbele on Monday. Mbele and his cousin, Mzwandile Mathenjwa, were shot dead on Sunday night. “Why did they kill my child?” the councillor’s mother, Joyce Mbele, cried. “Last[…]

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