Table Mountain fire breaks out in Cape Town

Fire ranging near Sandy Bay on Monday morning Picture: Justin Sullivan
Fire ranging near Sandy Bay on Monday morning
Picture: Justin Sullivan

 

Fires broke out in Cape Town on Monday‚ including a blaze raging near Sandy Bay.

Firefighters have been deployed to control the infernos‚ said a spokesperson‚ but they are not finding it easy.

Tracey Whitaker‚ assistant spokesperson for the City of Cape Town fire and rescue service‚ said emergency staff were on the scene at Sandy Bay. However‚ the blaze was inaccessible.

Firefighters and Table Mountain National Parks personnel were monitoring the fire and standing by‚ said Whitaker.

There was no immediate danger to property. She said the cause of the fire was undetermined.

There is another blaze in the Parklands area. No property has been damaged.

Temperatures are expected to reach more than 30°C in the Cape Town.

 

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