It’s summer in Cape Town, which means intense winds blowing for days on end, GP licence plates at every robot, and fires.
A fire had broken out in the religious building, and the dome came tumbling down shortly afterwards, sending smoke and debris billowing into the sky.
After almost two years of blazing his way through various suburbs, with at least 20 homes razed or partially damaged by a man using the same modus operandi, a suspect has been arrested.
Two shocking videos reveal the devastating extent of wildfires in the country.
What started out as whispers and social media posts has morphed into a terrifying ordeal for residents of Jozi’s upmarket northern suburbs.
The arsonist’s latest attack occurred in Oaklands on Sunday night and he appears to be turning increasingly violent.
The Greenhouse, a popular restaurant in Sandton, was pumping on Saturday night when a fire broke out and patrons watched on.
Zandile Mafe, the man accused of starting the fire, spent 30 hours inside Parliament in what can politely be described as a massive security failure.
Firefighters spent three days battling to save the complex of buildings in the city centre, in what can best be described as a failure of epic (and expensive) proportions.
Families and friends were enjoying their Heritage Day celebrations on Friday at a park resort in Pretoria when suddenly they were faced with a rather dangerous situation.
Firenadoes are the latest horror in the heat spell that has caused insane wildfires to blaze from California to Oregon.
The man, in just his boxer shorts and a single sock, was arrested for suspected arson after jumping from rooftop to rooftop and swinging on cable lines.
Local government said that the blast, which erupted in an area full of oil and gas fields, was caused by a mud volcano 75 kilometres off the coast of Baku.
Despite the absurdity of the situation, the ocean’s surface really did burst into flames in the Gulf of Mexico, following a pipeline leak.
April’s devastating fire was likely started deliberately, with SANParks announcing new measures aimed to catch those up to no good.
A SANParks investigation has found compelling evidence that the fire, which caused huge damage to UCT and surrounding areas, was started intentionally.
The recent blaze, which caused damage to UCT and threatened the homes of many Cape Town residents, has reignited conversations around how to better prevent these fires from happening so regularly.
Sunday’s footage of the library engulfed in flames was shared far and wide, and the heartbreaking task of assessing the damage continues.
On Sunday evening, numerous residents in the Devil’s Peak area reported seeing people lighting fires on the mountain. One resident, and his dogs, sprang into action.
SANParks, which manages Table Mountain National Park, is being accused of ignoring warning signs years in the making.
A massive explosion at Balongan oil refinery in West Java, Indonesia, in the early hours of Monday morning caught residents unaware.
In just a week, a massive fire raging in the mountains and veld above Stellenbosch and Franschhoek managed to spread to three municipalities.
Eskom’s coal-fired Kendal Power Station in Ogies, Mpumalanga, caught alight this morning. The blaze has since been extinguished, and the power utility says this won’t affect operations.
Yesterday afternoon, Cape firefighters battled two separate fires, with strong winds making their jobs even tougher.