Firefighters extinguishing blaze at Table Mountain and Old Du Toit’s Kloof Pass

The City of Cape Town’s Fire & rescue Services are extinguishing multiple flare ups within the Fountain Ravine section of the park on Camps Bay side.

According to the Table Mountain National Park, Fire fighters were on scene on Tuesday afternoon and a huey helicopter has been dispatched to water bomb the inaccessible areas. Firefighters on Saturday extinguished a fire in the same Fountain Ravine, which started on Friday.

Meanwhile, firefighters are battling another fire on the Old Du Toit’s Kloof Pass. Firefighters also extinguished another fire in the area last week.

According to the Cape Winelands District Municipality, Tuesday’s fire was caused by an accident between a truck and a motorbike.

Spokesperson, Jo-Anne Otto, said the road is currently closed to traffic.

She added that the municipality’s firefighters are being assisted by Cape Nature to fight the blaze.


Done By: Mitchum George


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