Seven people killed in South Africa wildfires

Knysna south africa fire

Above: A post-fire scene from Knysna, South Africa. Screen grab from the Times video below.

Wildfires in South Africa have killed five residents, at least one firefighter, and have forced thousands to evacuate.

One of the fires in the Van Stadens Gorge area in the Eastern Cape has reportedly reached some of the buildings at Woodridge College outside of Port Elizabeth, the school said in a Facebook post.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

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  1. Interesting, the coastal “shots” remind me of Malibu and the Pacific Coast Highway. (PCH). Even the properties appear to be of the same up-scale real estate found in So. Ca. near the beach.


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