Car starts fire on Table Mountain

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.

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