Sun, 26 May, 2019

Tag: fire

Bangladesh Building Fire Kills At Least 70

The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 70 on Thursday, a fire official...

6 People Missing After Fishing Vessel Catches Fire At Durban Harbour

JOHANNESBURG - Paramedics say six people are missing and three others have been injured after a fishing vessel caught fire at the Durban Harbour.Rescue...

Fire On Signal Hill Contained

A fire that engulfed Signal Hill has been contained for now.It erupted on Sunday afternoon. The cause is unclear. Fire crews are mopping up...

Synagogue In CP Burns Down

CAPE TOWN: The Beit Midrash Morasha synagogue in Sea Point, has caught fire.Theo Lane, spokesperson for the City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue services,...

Roosevelt High School Hall Goes Up In Flames Ahead Of Exams

JOHANNESBURG - The Johannesburg Emergency Management Services (EMS) is conducting a preliminary investigation at Roosevelt High School to determine the cause of a fire that broke out...

About 500 Homes Destroyed In Capricorn Fire

CAPE TOWN: Another major informal settlement fire has destroyed an estimated 500 homes in the Western Cape.The fire hit in Capricorn near Muizenberg and...

House Fire Kills Woman, Injures 3 In Gauteng

JOHANNESBURG: Gauteng paramedics says a woman died and three other people were injured, one critically and the two others seriously, when a house caught...

Train Service Back On Track at CT Stations After Blaze

CAPE TOWN: Train services at Metrorail have returned to near normal on Tuesday afternoon following the burning of two trains.A temporary suspension was imposed...

Paint Factory In Booysens Catches Fire

JOHANNESSBURG: Emergency Services are investigating how a paint factory caught fire on Tuesday in Booysens. Eyewitnesses say they heard a huge explosion before they...

Metrorail Authorities To ‘Intensify’ Efforts

Metrorail says investigation and intelligence-driven efforts must be intensified to get to the bottom of a spate of rail related attacks crippling the system.The...

Government Calls For Swift Probe Into Joburg CBD Fire

Government has extended condolences to the families of the firefighters killed in Johannesburg on Wednesday and called for a speedy investigation into the state...

Fire Still Rages At Joburg Government Building

The fire at the 23-storey government building in the CBD, which houses the Bank of Lisbon and the department of health, was still raging...

80 shacks destroyed following Joburg fire

Johannesburg Emergency Management Services (EMS) say around 200 shack dwellers have been left homeless after a fire in the Clay Oven Informal Settlement which...

Five Children Critically Injured After Blaze In France

A fire in a residential building near Paris on Sunday left seven people with serious injuries including five children who were in a "life-threatening"...

Despair As Fire Destroys Shops Owned By Foreign Nationals In Joburg

Foreign business owners whose shops were damaged or destroyed in a blaze in the Johannesburg CBD have told Eyewitness News that they now fear for their financial survival...

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