When the fire started I was stuck in Cape Town and the only way to gauge what was going on was to incessantly refresh the Knysna fires 7th June Facebook group. Communication with my family was irregular because of the lines going down whilst they were evacuating. The shock of the cataclysm forced me rigid in my chair in front of the computer – this is how I kept informed that night.
I made screen grabs from the Knysna fires 7th June Facebook group page. The photographs are from the interior of my fathers house.
 
ARTICLE: Knysna Blaze in Retrospect by Ivor Powell