Roads closed as strong winds fan Nelson Mandela Bay bush fires

Nelson Mandela Bay fire and emergency services had their hands full as a large-scale bush fire, fuelled by strong winds, raged along the coastal region of Gqeberha on Wednesday afternoon.

Several teams were placed on standby in the areas surrounding Sardinia Bay and Schoenmakerskop and roads were blocked off to prevent motorists from driving through dense smoke that severely limited visibility...

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