A Working on Fire crew member has been seriously injured while battling a blaze near George.
The fire broke out in the Kammanasie area on Thursday. It’s not yet been extinguished.
The Working on Fire crew member has been hospitalised after sustaining burns to his face and hands.
A fire truck has also been completely destroyed.
This is the second blow for Working on Fire in just a few days.
Earlier this week, assistant project manager Cedric Seokoma died while fighting a fire near Klapmuts.