(James de Villiers, News24)
Disaster-related death toll rises to 10 across the province. Provincial disaster declaration expected.
– One firefighter passed away due to fire-related burn wounds. Disaster-related death toll rises to 10 across the province (5 fire related, 5 storm related).
– Second firefighter injured in the line of duty.
– 80% of fires contained.
– 3 000 – 4 000 people remain displaced.
– No missing people reported at this stage, according to Southern Cape police.
– Four people for looting following the fires.
– Several evacuated areas have been declared safe.
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