Cape Town hotel evacuated due to raging wildfire

2017-10-12 22:30
Smoke hangs behind Camps Bay as the wind fanned the flames. (Aletta Harrison, News24)

Smoke hangs behind Camps Bay as the wind fanned the flames. (Aletta Harrison, News24)

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Cape Town - The 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa has been forced to evacuate due to an encroaching wildfire that firefighters are struggling to get under control.

Prins said the fire also burnt through the historic Muslim burial site which is on that part of the mountain.

The slopes of Table Mountain on fire close the 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa. (Sullivan Photography)

The fire on the mountain slopes above Camps Bay was sparked on Wednesday and was fanned by strong winds.

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