Koaga Municipality asks for help after fire

Several houses have been burnt after a fire erupted in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape.

Several houses have been burnt after a fire erupted in St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape.

KOUGA - The Kouga Municipality is assessing the damage caused by Tuesday's fire in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape.

UPDATE: St Francis Bay fire contained

At least 10 houses were burnt down and the municipality is appealing for donations to assist those in need.

Kouga mayor, Horatio Hendricks said, "what we heard unofficially is that somebody made a fire in the veld. That fire went out of control."

"Thank you to all of them, I think they've contained the fire in just one day, that's just amazing."