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Fire in informal settlement in Hout Bay. (Supplied, News24 user)
Fire in informal settlement in Hout Bay. (Supplied, News24 user)

Cape Town – Firefighters were battling a vegetation fire on mountain slopes above Hout Bay on Sunday afternoon, a city of Cape Town official said.

The fire, which started around 13:00, posed no danger to homes at this stage, said the city's safety and security director, Richard Bosman.

Two helicopters were water-bombing inaccessible areas on the Karbonkelberg mountainside.

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