Hout Bay fire extinguished
The fire that blazed for hours in Hout Bay today has finally been subdued.
CAPE TOWN - A vegetation fire on the slopes above Imizamo Yethu in Hout Bay has been extinguished, City of Cape Town officials confirmed on Tuesday.
Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Liesl Moodie says the area is now safe.
A handful of vehicles and a helicopter had to be deployed to the scene this afternoon.
"There was no property in danger and no injuries. Vehicles are in the process of packing up and returning to their stations," Moodie says.