Garden Route (RSA) fires - 7th June 2017

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Knysna Fire Report - Investigation finds that the devastating blaze was "started by human activity" Demi Leigh Nel Peters, Knysna, South Africa, Restoration, Folk, Product Launch, Activities, Sunset, Life

Cape Storm Day 1: Zuma gets stuck in CPT, death toll rises to 8 and Western Cape schools to reopen

Even our president can't outrun this storm.

Knysna Fire 2017 Maybe the most beautiful photos (by JAN VENTER) - of an absolute tragic event. So much loss. Yet - so many stories of hope & miracles and an unprecedented way of a country's people responding to this disaster. Knysna, Yahoo Images, Destruction, Image Search, Most Beautiful, Fire, Cabin, Country, House Styles

Knysna Fire 2017 Maybe the most beautiful photos (by JAN VENTER) - of an absolute tragic event... So much loss... Yet - so many stories of hope & miracles and an unprecedented way of a country's people responding to this disaster.

Knysna fire - Jun 2017 Maybe the most beautiful photos (by JAN VENTER) - of an absolute tragic event. So much loss. Yet - so many stories of hope & miracles and an unprecedented way of a country's people responding to this disaster. We Are The World, All Over The World, Knysna, Losing Everything, Photography Classes, 2017 Photos, Losing Me, My Childhood, Mount Everest

Knysna fire - 7th Jun 2017 Maybe the most beautiful photos (by JAN VENTER) - of an absolute tragic event... So much loss... Yet - so many stories of hope & miracles and an unprecedented way of a country's people responding to this disaster.

Knysna Fire 2017 Maybe the most beautiful photos (by JAN VENTER) - of an absolute tragic event. So much loss. Yet - so many stories of hope & miracles and an unprecedented way of a country's people responding to this disaster. Knysna, Most Beautiful, June, Train, Country, Garden, People, Photos, Garten

Knysna Fire 2017 Maybe the most beautiful photos (by JAN VENTER) - of an absolute tragic event... So much loss... Yet - so many stories of hope & miracles and an unprecedented way of a country's people responding to this disaster.

President Jacob Zuma will visit the fire-ravaged garden route towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay on Thursday, his office said. Jacob Zuma, Knysna, Presidents, June, Garden, Thursday, Outdoor, Outdoors, Garten

Terrifying footage shows how quickly the #KnysnaFire spread in five minutes [video]

The footage gives some context to how hectic these fires were.

Take a look at the pictures EWN multimedia producer Thomas Holder took on the Garden Route in June South Africa, June, Clouds, Country, Gallery, Garden, Pictures, Outdoor, Photos

[FROM THE ARCHIVES] The Garden Route fires in pictures

Take a look at the pictures EWN multimedia producer Thomas Holder took on the Garden Route in June 2017.

Spokesperson for the Western Cape Disaster Management (WCDMC) James Brent-Styan released a press statement in the early hours of this morning, confirming that thousands had to be evacuated from their homes throughout the night. South African News, Moving To Canada, Knysna, New Africa, Home And Family, Family Homes, African History, Natural Disasters, Canada Canada

Eight fatalities reported in Cape storms and Garden Route fires

Eight people have died in storms lashing the Western Cape and in fires raging along large parts of the Garden Route.The Western Cape Disaster Manageme

Read: South African expat in UK raises 000 to aid victims of Knysna inferno Knysna, Go Fund Me, Raising, June, African, Garden, Garten, Lawn And Garden, Gardens

Read: South African expat in UK raises R280 000 to aid victims of Knysna inferno

Natalie Emmerson's GoFundMe page has raised more the £17 000 to help those suffering in the wake of the Garden Route fires.

Mini-horses housed temporarily on the Sedgefield Schoolgrounds. Amazing rescue efforts in very difficult circumstances! Mini Horses, Giraffe, June, Amazing, Garden, Animals, Felt Giraffe, Garten, Animales

Mini-horses housed temporarily on the Sedgefield Schoolgrounds. Amazing rescue efforts in very difficult circumstances!

Knysna Fires - Disaster Team rescuing mini-horses - while fires surround them in winds! Mini Horses, Fire Surround, Knysna, June, Baseball Cards, Garden, Sports, Hs Sports, Garten

Knysna Fires - Disaster Team rescuing mini-horses - while fires surround them in 100km/h winds!