Mzantsi steps up big time to help KFM fundraising for #KnysnaFire

Over 400 homes and 9500 hectares have been destroyed in the massive Knysna fires that began on Wednesday.

Thousands of locals fled as flames engulfed the suburbs of the seaside town.

Thousands of local residents were evacuated from Knysna to Sedgefield and George in an operation that began late on Wednesday night.

One firefighter has died and the death toll has risen to five.

Firefighters need resources ahead of a tough weekend.

The KFM Breakfast team decided to head to Knysna to help with the fire relief.

WATCH: #KnysnaFires - Ryan and Sibs' view from Knysna

Big Businesses from across the country stepped up to assist with relief efforts in Knysna, with a staggering R13 million being pledged on KFM alone!

Click here to see what you can do to help!

Photograph: Red Cross Mercyservice


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