Devastating blaze destroys most of Wupperthal, no injuries reported

Devastating blaze destroys most of Wupperthal, no injuries reported

The Cederberg town of Wupperthal was ravaged by a fire that destroyed most of the town. The cause of the fire is not clear yet and investigations are underway. Residents of the town are left to pick up the pieces after the fire.

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The town of Wupperthal was nearly completely destroyed after a fire ravaged the Cederberg town on Sunday, 30 December.

The cause of the devastating fire has not been determined yet and an investigation is ongoing, according to a report by EWN.

While most of the town's buildings were destroyed by the blaze, no injuries have been reported.

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The cause of a devastating fire in the Cederberg town of Wupperthal is still under investigation.

Anton Bredell, Environmental Affairs MEC, visited the town on the 31st and was shocked by the destruction of the town.

It’s round about 53 houses that have been destroyed; it’s the library, the town hall, the shoe factory, the hostel it’s been destroyed as well.
So, it’s the church that still standing and a couple of houses. But it was quite a shock to our system.

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Briefly.co.za gathered that the government is lending a hand in trying to help the residents and town prepare for the schools that will open soon.

President Ramaphosa is saddened by the devastating fire.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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