For the Western Cape fire is the future

Communities, volunteers and a special unit of world-class firefighters come together to tame the flames

18 February 2024 - 00:00

Monday was not a red or orange day on South Africa’s fire danger index. It was a moderate yellow when a wildfire ignited on Boyes Drive above Kalk Bay in Cape Town. It was the first wildfire of the week in a hot and dry summer where 7,000 veld fires have burned across the Western Cape...

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