[LISTEN] Resident describes #KnysnaFire that razed his house to the ground

Adrian Egerty and his family are now homeless after 26 runaway fires savaged large parts of Knysna and destroyed at least 50 houses. Firefighters are still battling to contain the blaze.

It all happened too fast.. in half an hour the fire climbed up the hill from the opposite side, pretty much everything is gone.

Adrian Egerty, Knysna resident

I suspect people waking up today will be shocked to see the damage caused by the fire that traveled right to the town..

Adrian Egerty, Knysna resident

Listen here to Egerty as well as City spokesperson Charlotte Powell for more on the flood damage...


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