Joe Slovo blaze: How researchers are fighting fire with fire data

21 February 2021 - 00:00 By philani nombembe

It looked like just another shack fire.

But this fire in Joe Slovo informal settlement in Langa in September 2019 was different because it was captured by a CCTV camera, allowing researchers at Stellenbosch University to forensically analyse it and come up with recommendations for reducing future fires...

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