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Slanghoek Valley fire fully contained

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The blaze broke out high in the mountains on Sunday and was fanned by strong winds. A fire in the Slanghoek Valley near Rawsonville, Western Cape, has on Wednesday been fully contained.

The blaze broke out high in the mountains on Sunday and was fanned by strong winds.

Firefighters fought the blaze for around 50 hours. and the fire line spread across about five kilometers.

No injuries or damage to property and infrastructure were reported, but the blaze burned through 1,500 hectares of the veld.

The estimated cost of relief efforts is expected to exceed the R1 million mark.

The Cape Winelands District Municipality has thanked the Slanghoek community for their cooperation and assistance.

In other news – Man marries 6 different Wives one time & plans taking other 8 – Pictures

On Sunday gobela Faniyakhe Mthembu tied the knot with six different women during one glittering function. And this is only the beginning! “I PLAN ON TAKING ANOTHER EIGHT WIVES BY THE END OF NEXT YEAR!” HE TOLD DAILY SUN.

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Faniyakhe Mthembu and his 6 wives

Gobela Faniyakhe “John 14” Mthembu (50) from Umhlabuyalingana, northern KZN, is probably the first man in the province to marry six women on the same day, and it would have been eight! continue reading

Source: EWN

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