Monday, March 30, 2009

Hout Bay fire under control

By Mandisi Tyulu
30 March 2009

Cape Town fire fighters were battling a runaway blaze on the slopes above the Imizamo Yethu informal settlement in Hout Bay yesterday.

Platoon Commander Theo Lane says two helicopters were sent to water-bombing the area and assists fire fighters on the ground.

The are no buildings that were damage. Emergency workers went all out to prevent the flames from reaching the thousands of people in the informal settlement, says Lane.

“There fire has been stop there was no one that was hurt or injured.’’


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