Firefighters battle Hout Bay blaze

Four fire trucks and a chopper have been dispatched to the scene.

Four fire trucks and a chopper have been dispatched to the scene. Picture: Wikimedia Commons.

CAPE TOWN - Firefighters are trying to contain a blaze raging on the mountain slopes in Hout Bay, Cape Town.

Four fire trucks and a helicopter have been dispatched to the scene.

While strong winds are fanning the blaze, no property is in danger at this stage.

The fire caused traffic chaos on Alpine Street.

Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Theo Lane says it's not clear what started the inferno.