KNP’s Berg en Dal rest camp restaurant on fire

The restaurant at Berg en Dal camp in the Kruger National Park is on fire, 14 September 2020. Picture: Twitter / @SANParksKNP

This is the second fire in two weeks in the Kruger National Park. The cause of the blaze is not yet known.

A restaurant at the Kruger National Park’s Berg en Dal rest camp is currently on fire. 

This according to SANParks, who confirmed the incident on Monday morning. 

UPDATE: Berg en Dal camp restaurant blaze extinguished

Rest camp staff and contractors are currently trying to extinguish the fire, which SANParks said was contained in a section of the facility. 

No injuries have been reported, but the case of the fire is still unknown. 

SANParks said the facility “has been extensively damaged”. 

The restaurant at Berg en Dal camp in the Kruger National Park is on fire, 14 September 2020. Picture: Twitter / @SANParksKNP

SANParks said a statement on the fire will be released as soon as the fire is extinguished. 

Just four days ago, the Letaba Camp shop, also in the Kruger Park, burnt down in another incident where the cause of the blaze was unknown. 

The Letaba Camp shop and TV room were razed to the ground. 

Updates on the Berg en Dal fire to follow as more information is made available. 

(Compiled by Nica Richards)

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