St Francis Bay SOS – fire burning down over 100 houses 11 Nov 2012
Condolences goes with all families who owned houses in St Frances.
Yesterday 11 November 2012 over 100 houses got burnt down from a fire that spread along the canals jumping from house to house. The fire is being spread by strong winds of up to 80 km/h lighting up all grass roof houses.
A number of fire brigades helped out on the scene to try and stop the fire from spreading further: PE fire brigade, The Nelson Mandela Bay fire brigade and Uitenhage fire brigade.
The fire apparently started at Royal Wharf according to a firemen. Residents have been evacuated and the area closed off until the fire is under control.
Below are some pictures and videos: