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Watch as volunteer firefighters battled to contain massive flames in the Simonsberg region, just outside Stellenbosch on Wednesday.

The South African Weather Service has again warned against extremely high fire danger conditions in places over the West Coast District,  south-western parts of the Cape Winelands and Cape metropole.

High temperatures and strong winds have bolstered fires across the region.

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