Johannesburg - Efforts were under way to extinguish a fire that had broken out on Signal Hill, next to Lion's Head and Table Mountain, the City of Cape Town said.
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The area was still volatile and many hot spots were being monitored, the city's Safety and Security director, Richard Bosman said.
A number of crews from the peninsula had attended to the scene, he said.
The cause of the fire was unknown.
First picture of the Cape Town fire on Signal Hill (via a friend who is witnessing it) Fire helicopter in the middle pic.twitter.com/oozERHAWNl— Marcus Green (@MarcusInStroud) January 9, 2016