The managing director of Working on Fire said that 2023 was “the year of the planet burning, both figuratively and literally”.
Amidst these harrowing scenes, a resounding call to take action over climate change echoes louder than ever.
It’s summer in Cape Town, which means intense winds blowing for days on end, GP licence plates at every robot, and fires.
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.
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.