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Task team to probe 'suspicious' fires across Cape Peninsula

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A helicopter releases a water-bomb over a fire above Oceanview. (Photo supplied by City of Cape Town)
A helicopter releases a water-bomb over a fire above Oceanview. (Photo supplied by City of Cape Town)

Cape Town – A task team has been set up in Cape Town to investigate multiple fires across the peninsula.

The team was set up after various agencies expressed concern for malicious fire-starting, said SANParks Cape Region spokesperson Tarcia Hendricks.

Its intent was to ensure that credible evidence was collected which would lead to successful prosecutions.

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