Tag Archives: South Africa

The Wildfire Diaries, Episode 2

The first female firefighting brigade in South Africa     Vallfirest     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Vallfirest (@vallfirest) Learn more about the Wildfire Diaries

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Cape Town Wildfire Largely Contained

Six firefighters hurt     By GERALD IMRAY Associated Press CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Fire crews had largely contained a big wildfire on the slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain on Tuesday as the city started to come ...

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Cape Town Wildfire Under Control

University buildings badly damaged     By GERALD IMRAY Associated Press CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Firefighters in Cape Town finally brought a wildfire under control Monday after it swept across the slopes of the city’s famed Table Mountain, ...

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Wildfire Kills Firefighter in South Africa

One dead and one seriously burned in Southern Cape   CAPE TOWN, South Africa – One firefighter has been killed and another injured while fighting wildfires that have already claimed four other victims. Independent Media and the African News Agency ...

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Firefighters in South Africa Battle Flames, Gale-Force Winds

Winds hamper efforts at Somerset West wildfires   TimesLIVE – Firefighters battle gale-force winds as Somerset West fires continue to burn. Times Media reporter Aron Hyman is on the frontline at Sir Lowry’s Pass in the Western Cape. Subscribe to ...

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