During a second fire yesterday evening, a residential property on a small holding on the Maselspoort Road, Bloemspruit was completely destroyed.

All the occupants of the residence managed to escape without any injury and a large number of personal belongings could also be saved. Fire fighters from Mangaung Fire & Rescue battled the blaze for several hours and managed to avoid damage to adjoining buildings.

The cause of the fire is not yet known and will be investigated by the SAPS.