WATCH: Camps Bay fire fanned by strong westerly winds

2017-10-11 16:39

Cape Town – A wildfire on the mountain slopes near the 12 Apostles Hotel in Camps Bay on Wednesday afternoon was fanned by a strong westerly wind, the City of Cape Town said. 

Spokesperson Edward Bosch said that no residential properties were in danger.

A helicopter from the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is assisting with water bombing as the area was mostly inaccessible to fire-fighters, he said. 

"Thirty fire fighters and four fire engines are at the scene to protect residential properties."

The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.

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