Firefighters are still battling a fire on Van Der Stel Pass near Grabouw in the Western Cape, which flared up on Saturday amid bad weather conditions. It is believed to have been the source of thick smoke which clouded the City of Cape Town over the weekend.While firefighters said on Saturday night that some of the fire lines were "much better", unexpected weather conditions had made it difficult to contain the fire completely.It is believed that there was a small fire on De Waal Drive on Table Mountain on Friday night, but that the cause of the smoke in the city centre is from the Van Der Stel Pass fire.Fire fighters are monitoring a fire that started above De Waal Drive near Table Mountain in early hours of this morning. #CapeTown Fire and Rescue says the fire, which is burning above a quarry in the area is largely inaccessible for fire fighters. #sabcnews— SAfm news (@SAfmnews) January 26, 2019 Western Cape local government spokesperson James-Brent Styan said he was not aware of any fires on Table Mountain on Sunday morning.At about midnight on Saturday night, the Greater Overberg Fire Protection Association (FPA) said the fire on Van Der Stel's Pass was still not contained, and that over 7 000 ha had been burned. Difficult and unpredictable weather conditions had made the day's firefighting challenging and things were made worse when a fire from Koffie Kraal joined up with the main fire, the FPA said.The Nuweberg Village was evacuated and the Lebanon Village was "defended", the association said. The fire was of severe concern to firefighters on Saturday morning. The FPA said it had flared up at about 23:00 on Friday and that it had started high up in the Groenlandberg Mountain, moving down on to De Rust Estate.Working on Fire dispatched resources to assist the Western Cape government firefighters on Saturday, as a fire on Hansmoeskraal near George also broke out. Western Cape #Fire UpdateFire 1:Van der Stel Pass - Ongoing NEW!! Fire 2: #Hansmoeskraal FireA @wo_fire spotter plane, huey helicopter and a fixed wing air tractor bomber has been dispatched to support @WesternCapeGov in containing the fire #GoldenHour#SavingLives #Wildfire pic.twitter.com/JwTxtmN7kH— Working on Fire (@wo_fire) January 26, 2019 Earlier this month, runaway fires devastated the Overstrand area in the Western Cape, resulting in the evacuation of some towns and the destruction of many homes.