Gallery: Fires devastate Clanwilliam

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  1. A burned out tractor on Bennet O Connel's tea and cattle farm at the foot of the Pakhuis Pas near Clanwilliam. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  2. Clanwilliam Fire. Photo: JP du Plessis
  3. A burned out tractor on Bennet O Connel's tea and cattle farm at the foot of the Pakhuis Pas near Clanwilliam. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  4. A burned out tractor on Bennet O Connel's tea and cattle farm at the foot of the Pakhuis Pas near Clanwilliam. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  5. A burned out tractor on Bennet O Connel's tea and cattle farm at the foot of the Pakhuis Pas near Clanwilliam. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  6. One of three cottages that burned down during a fire on a farm near Clanwilliam. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  7. Firemen working hard in the Pakhuis Pas to bring the fire under control. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  8. Tea and Cattle farmer Bennet O Connel's speaks to the Cape Argus about his huge loss during the fire in the Clanwilliam area. Picture: Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  9. The view inside a destroyed cottage on a farm near Clanwilliam. Fires lasting for the last 10 days now have been destroying everything that comes in its way. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  10. The wildfire in the Cederberg has swept through veld and farmlands destroying buidlings, thousands of hectares of land and claiming one life. This is all that remains of a farmyard in the Agter-Pakhuis area. Picture: ALISON BURNS
  11. Nothing left inside a burned house on a farm near Clanwilliam. Fires lasting for the last 10 days have been destroying everything that comes in its way. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  12. Couches,chairs and a few bicycles were seen on the lawn infront of a burned out house. Fires lasting for the last 10 days have been destroying everything that comes in its way. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  13. Council workers replace signage along Pakhuis pas after a fire swept through the area. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  14. Craig Mohr (7) explaining the size of the fire. With him is his mother Di and twin brother Nick. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  15. Koos Jantjies, a local "hero" from a farm near Pakhuis fought through the night trying to save some houses on a farm. Fires lasting for the last 10 days have been destroying everything that comes in its way. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
  16. The landscape seen from Pakhuis Pas near Clanwilliam after a 10 day long fire. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
 

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