Fire razed Flavours Restaurant in Ramsgate, South Coast, KwaZulu-Natal
A fire broke out on Tuesday, 7 February 2023 at Flavours Restaurant in Ramsgate on the South Coast. Pravesh Ramchander, station officer at Ray Nkonyeni Fire, Rescue and Disaster Management, said, “The Ray Nkonyeni Municipality Emergency Control room was informed of the restaurant on fire on Marine Drive in Ramsgate located in KwaZulu-Natal.”
“Due to the fire being in its advantaged stage, fire fighters had to use a defensive strategy to extinguish fire and prevent spread of fire and smoke to nearby buildings. Response included three skid units and a tanker. Upon arrival it was observed that the restaurant on fire was in a fully developed phase. Fire Services commenced fire suppression and subsequently extinguished the fire”, said Ramchander.
He added, “The time of the call and despatch was at 20h19; time on scene was 20h35 and time complete was 23h00. No injuries were reported at time of incident. Multiple sections of restaurant with contents were razed to the ground due to rapid fire spread. Challenges faced included that the roof was already collapsed on arrival.”
Source: Pravesh Ramchander, station officer, Ray Nkonyeni Fire, Rescue and Disaster Management
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