A fire also broke out close to Botriver on 11 January (one of four fires that started on this day). The N2 was closed as a result of the smoke. Choppers were used to protect infrastructure, but six people were treated by emergency personnel for smoke inhalation. Caledon and surrounding areas were without power, when this fire caused damage to power lines.
A wildfire burned above the town of Villiersdorp on 11 January. While land users and fire services fought to contain the spread, the fire still burned out of control 3 days later, with more than 60 firefighters on the line. More than 2500 hectares were destroyed during this fire.