Car starts fire on Table Mountain

2017-02-08 15:35
The Honda Mobilio which has been destroyed in fires on Table Mountain. (Supplied)

The Honda Mobilio which has been destroyed in fires on Table Mountain. (Supplied)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Cape Town – A car started the fire on Table Mountain on Wednesday, the City of Cape Town fire and rescue said.

The cause of the car burning is not yet known. 

The car was in Table Mountain road, spokesperson Liezl Moodie told News24.

The fire was reported at 14:45. No property or life was under threat.

Seven firefighting vehicles had been dispatched to the scene. The City of Cape Town had asked for aerial support from the Table Mountain National Park.

*This story has been updated. Fire and rescue have now confirmed that the mountain fire in fact originated from the car. The original story said the car had been burnt in the mountain fire.

Read more on:    cape town  |  fires

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.