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.
In just a week, a massive fire raging in the mountains and veld above Stellenbosch and Franschhoek managed to spread to three municipalities.
Yesterday afternoon, Cape firefighters battled two separate fires, with strong winds making their jobs even tougher.
We’re entering the Cape’s peak fire season, which means choppers in the air and brave firefighters on the ground battling blazes.
As winds pummelled Cape Town’s City Bowl on Saturday, a fire first seen above Deer Park quickly spread, leading to some residents in Oranjezicht evacuating their homes.
A massive fire broke out at a compost plant in Diepsloot this morning, causing road closures of Summit Road west, going towards the R511.
A fire on Kloof Street, which started above Arnold’s Restaurant, opposite the Lifestyle Centre, has gutted four apartments, and caused damage to a fifth.
More than 200 firefighters on the scene below Tafelberg road and near Signal Hill are working tirelessly to get the fires under control.
The word ‘apocalypse’ has been used to describe the situation in Australia all too often these past few weeks, and it’s entirely justified.
The news from Down Under has been tough to watch these past few weeks, but there is hope in amongst all of the destruction.
It’s estimated that well over a billion animals have died during the latest round of Australian bushfires, with the long-term survival of some species now under threat.
The bushfires appear to be the product of a combination of climate change, human error, and deliberate arson. Sadly, an estimated one billion animals have now died.
Australia has been plagued by out-of-control bushfires, reducing the air to a thick apocalyptic haze that blocks out the sun.
Earlier this week, a video of a heroic woman rescuing a badly burnt koala went viral. It was heartbreaking to watch, but there is a silver lining.
Videos filmed in the early hours of the morning show the iconic pub, established back in 1864, engulfed in flames.
Jason Donovan, the Australian actor and singer who first found fame on iconic Ozzie TV show ‘Neighbours’, has been hailed as a hero.
Fires are raging through the Amazon rainforest, in what many are describing as a massive blow to the fight against global warming.
The town of Worcester was literally rocked this morning by a massive gas tanker explosion, which was so big that it could be felt kilometres away.