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St James beach huts gutted in overnight blaze

8 August 2020 9:42 AM
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Fire
False Bay
Cape Town law enforcement
St James Beach
St James
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set alight

Several colourful bathing boxes were destroyed in a fire at St James beach, along the False Bay coast.

The City of Cape Town says three boxes have been completely gutted and two have been damaged partially.

Cape Town law enforcement officers noticed the iconic wooden beach huts had caught alight around 1am on Saturday morning.

Beach huts at St James beach went up in flames in the early hours of August 8 2020. Image: City of Cape Town
Beach huts at St James beach went up in flames in the early hours of August 8 2020. Picture: City of Cape Town.

"At about 1am on the morning of 8 August law enforcement officers found three of the iconic St James Beach bathing boxes well alight. The fire was extinguished by the fire department", a says law enforcement spokesperson Wayne Dyason.

The cause of the fire is not yet unknown.


8 August 2020 9:42 AM
Tags:
Fire
False Bay
Cape Town law enforcement
St James Beach
St James
beach huts
set alight

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