The wild fire in the Western Cape burnt over 5000 hectares in the past six days. Since the outbreak, the fire fighters fought day and night to keep the fire contained.
EWN put together videos and images of what happened in the six days.
Interactive feature - meet the men and women who faced down a wall of flames as they battled the Cape Fire.
While visiting a game park, a family came across a pride of lions at the side of the road. While taking a video, a lioness approached their vehicle and opened the door. This unexpected act left the family terrified. The video went viral receiving over a million views.
Jorge Tirado took his one year old son for his first body boarding session and filmed it. In the video the child appeared to be enjoying the experience. The video received mixed reactions from those who saw it. Tirado was applauded for his efforts to instill the love of the ocean in his child while others called him irresponsible for putting the little boy in danger.