Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Kayamandi fire razes dozens of shacks

Between 150 and 200 shacks burned down in the old part of Kayamandi informal settlement on Tuesday in the first large fire in the Stellenbosch area in more than a year.
Four of the shacks belonged to Working on Fire volunteers. The fire began when a paraffin stove exploded in a volunteer's shack. The wind-driven blaze sent a cloud of smoke billowing above the university town. Full Story

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