Firefighters battle blaze at top Western Cape wine estate

2016-01-16 21:44


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Cape Town- Firefighters are battling a blaze at Zevenwacht wine estate in Somerset West, Cape Town safety and security director Richard Bosman said on Saturday.

“Two helicopters were dispatched earlier but they have now landed. We still have crews at the scene,” said Bosman.

He said there was no danger to property or life but firefighters were continuing to monitor the situation.  

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