Nelson Mandela Bay’s heroic effort to fight fires

Residents and firefighters work together to avert disaster as heavy winds cause flare-ups

Though the Windy City lived up to its name on Thursday, complicating matters for firefighters tackling flare-ups along the coastline, Gqeberha also showed its friendly side as the community banded together.

Municipal firefighters had battled through the night on Wednesday to protect houses and residents of Schoenmakerskop, but their efforts were diverted further west to tackle blazes that recurred throughout the day on Thursday...

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