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Firefighters battle vegetation blaze near CT film studios

It is burning next to the N2 between Baden Powel Drive and Spine Road.

Earlier the blaze forced the closure of a section of the N2 due to poor visibility caused by the smoke. Picture: Working on Fire ‏@wo_fire.

CAPE TOWN - Firefighters are busy extinguishing a vegetation fire near the Cape Town film studios.

Earlier the blaze forced the closure of a section of the N2 due to poor visibility caused by the smoke.

It is burning next to the N2 between Baden Powel Drive and Spine Road.

Cape Town fire services' Liezl Moodie said, "The road was close but has been opened for traffic. Firefighters will remain on scene for some time. The cause of the fire at this stage is undetermined."

Cape Town Film Studios #Fire

1x Spotter

1x Bomber

3x Chopper's deployed to the scene #N2Fire #BadenPowellFire pic.twitter.com/pGVB0xQoPj

Land set of #BlackSails is on fire on the N2 outside #CapeTown. Traffic east is completely blocked. pic.twitter.com/2nl3cmLNcs

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