"Illegal" BCM tip erupts into a blaze

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The illegal BCM tip in Beacon Bay went up in flames on Monday. Flames leapt metres into the sky and a pall of grey and black smoke rose hundreds of metres into the sky.
DA councillor Marion Mackley said she laid a complaint of arson at the Beacon Bay police station yesterday.Police could not confirm her claim at the time of writing.
Residents are threatening to take legal action amid fears of properties catching alight.The blaze flared up during a violent Saamwu strike, which was marred by widespread acts of arson throughout the city.
The fire department was on the scene later in the afternoon and the smoke pouring off the site seemed to be thinning.Buffalo City municipality spokesperson Samkelo Ngwenya had not responded to questions at the time of going to press...

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