Aerial support has been brought in to assist in water-bombing the fire raging between Signal Hill and Lion’s Head in Cape Town.
Cape Town fire and rescue officials say fire fighters will continue battling a blaze that’s raged overnight on the slopes of Signal Hill and Lion’s Head mountains in the Cape Peninsula. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined. At least 80 fire fighters are monitoring the blaze. Cape Town fire and rescue […]
Overstrand Fire Chief, Lester Smith, says strong winds could cause more flare-ups in the fires in the Western Cape region on Monday.
Firefighting crews in Franskraal and Karwyderskraal in the Overstrand region in the Western Cape have received aerial support.
Firefighters are struggling to contain fires in Franskraal in the Overstrand. Thus far more than 60 residential properties have been destroyed or damaged, and nearly 13 000 hectares of vegetation has been destroyed.