Heavy winds are fanning a number of veld fires around Port Elizabeth.
In one fire in the Chelsea area on the outskirts of the city, residents have watched three buildings on a property go up in flames.
Jayed-Leigh Paulse reports.
Fire fighters in Port Elizabeth have contained raging veld fires that destroyed at least one thatch-roofed house and swept through Kamma Heights and neighbouring suburbs.
Residents in Kamma Heights, Theescombe and Chelsea were evacuated as a precautionary measure.
Raging fire in Kamma Heights Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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