SUPPORT NEEDED: Fires destroy over 30 farms between Lady Grey and Barkly East

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A fire which broke out on Sunday at Five Oaks farm in the Lady Grey district has moved South East, crossing a number of roads and destroying over 30 farms.

SUPPORT NEEDED: Fires destroy over 30 farms between Lady Grey and Barkly East. Picture: SUPPLIED.

Farmers and firefighters have been battling strong winds in an effort to tame the fire and are in desperate need of support.

One of the many farms destroyed by the fires in Barkly East. Picture: SUPPLIED

22000 ha of land has been burnt between Lady Grey and Barkly East since Sunday. Many farms have lost livestock, while others have been completely destroyed.

If anyone is able to offer assistance please contact Piet Steyn on 072 035 1630.

 

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