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Woodridge students evacuate as fire at Van Stadens Bridge rages out of control

BY JESICA SLABBERT - JUNE 10, 2017
Woodridge students evacuate as fire at Van Stadens Bridge rages out of control

A large that fire has been blazing along the N2 just outside Port Elizabeth has been reported to have jumped across the road and is currently heading towards Woodridge School.

The borders have been evacuated for their safety and are currently taking up residence at Bay West Mall. Staff at the school are trying to locate parents who may need any assistance in collecting their children.

Transport and horse boxes have been requested to assist in moving the horses in the area.

Emergency services have requested that no unnecessary traffic pass through the area as the roads are narrow and might hinder their operations.

No injuries or damages have been reported so far.