Greyton Firestorm almost results in major losses.

This afternoon in one of the worst firestorms Greyton has seen in years several houses at the end of main road narrowly escaped completed destruction. In fact several did catch on fire in the high winds and catastrophic conditions and had it not been for some exceptional flying by Pilot Mike Bothma in his little yellow machine water bombing the already burning properties things could have ended very differently.

In fact fire services were stretched to breaking point and had do dash between three fronts. High winds from multiple directions complicated an already very difficult situation. As it now stands much of the Greyton Mountains are completely burned and only a small section remains.

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In Mike’s words on the Pool Run.

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Fire approaches end of Vlei Street

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Fire crews in action at the top of main road.

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Mike makes a another dash to a burning house at the top of main road.

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Fire jumped the river and threatened Vlei Street Houses.

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