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Arson suspected following wild fires in Wilderness

Fires ravaged parts of the seaside town last week and at least four houses were destroyed.

Picture: SA Paramedics.

CAPE TOWN - Arson is suspected following a spate of wild fires in the Wilderness in the Southern Cape.

Fires ravaged parts of the seaside town last week and at least four houses were destroyed.

The police's Malcolm Poje says a case of arson is being investigated.

"This is based on a tip off from the community."

The fires have since been brought under control.

Meanwhile, some locals are helping those who lost their homes. The community has called for donations.

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