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Fuel boycott looms over Engen refinery fire

Residents in south Durban want the petroleum giant to pay reparations, rehabilitate the area and protect the people who live near the plant

Notre-Dame blaze a symbol of the transience of ‘civilisation’

The image of the iconic church on fire interrupted the French nation’s link to its heritage and history

Wupperthal fire: Police investigating arson case after fire ravaged historic town

The small Cederberg town saw its Moravian Mission Station, clinic and town hall destroyed over the weekend.

Alex fire leaves scores destitute as they work on rebuilding

Approximately 500 shacks were reduced to ash on Thursday in what residents say began as an altercation involving someone living at the settlement

#AlexFire: ‘The mothers were very involved in their children’s lives’ – teacher

The teacher of one of the four children that died in a fire in Alexandra says the mothers loved their children and that should not be forgotten

Parents neglect kids to care for themselves

The four children who died on Sunday after a fire burnt down their home are being remembered by the community and their schools in Alexandra

Editorial: From the embers of fire, stoke hope

It is the likes of emergency services —the firemen and the paramedics —who bear the brunt for shortfalls in the public purse

#JoburgFire: Neighbouring buildings asked to evaluate

The fire began burning again on Thursday, and the City of Johannesburg has called for reinforcements

#JoburgFire: ‘This is what we warned would happen’ – unions

The fire comes after the unions were told just last Friday that the department would not be moving offices despite their complaints about safety

How to survive your Kuga

It’s not funny for the owners who want to ditch a vehicle on which they still owe money.

Firefighters grounded in risky season

Fire season is upon Mpumalanga and its forestry industry, but several key firefighting aircraft remain grounded.

‘Massive’ fire at Kenya’s Nairobi international airport

A serious fire at one of East Africa's most vital transport hubs, Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, has caused significant damage.

Relatives plead for answers after 120 killed in China fire tragedy

Relatives of workers killed in a fire at a Chinese slaughterhouse have blocked traffic and scuffled with police, demanding answers to the disaster.

Fire guts historic Holy Family College hall

A fire has ripped through Holy Family College's hall, destroying the decades-old building and four class rooms.

Khayelitsha to be revamped after New Year’s fire

Khayelitsha's BM section, ravaged by fire on New Year's day, will be upgraded, the City of Cape Town has said.

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State’s failure to act leaves Mpumalanga community at land grabbers’ mercy

Mpumalanga land claimants have been failed by state organs, whose officials are not helping them to remove land invaders, despite a court order

Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

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