Signal Hill fire took 6 hours to extinguish

No property was in danger and the cause of the fire is not yet known.

Fire on Signal Hill near Bo-Kaap: Picture: @Morrow_Steven via Twitter

CAPE TOWN - Firefighters took about six hours to extinguish a fire that broke out on Signal Hill last night.

The vegetation blaze was fanned by strong winds.

No property was in danger and the cause of the fire is not yet known.

Here are some videos of the blaze and pictures from Twitter…

Videos by Timothy Thabethe via Youtube.

Well done to the @vwsfires teams, @cptfrs and contractors who fought the #signalhill fire last night. pic.twitter.com/p8LBFWRvLk

[PIC] Mountain fire (Signal Hill) near Bo-Kaap (pic via @Morrow_Steven) pic.twitter.com/3f4ZOoKIqU

The fire jumped from Parliament to Signal Hill @CapeTalk567: Signal Hill fire near Bo-Kaap (pic via @TimThabethe) pic.twitter.com/VxTDr4cf5Z

busy shooting the next @ColdTurks vid, next thing 3 fire engines come speeding past. signal hill is alight pic.twitter.com/8dkFVJ0yD7

Wow Signal Hill on fire. Very serious. Smelled it in the studio. Loads of emergency vehicles. @945Kfm pic.twitter.com/E5SVMu9RFB

Wow, that's a huge area on Signal Hill covered in fire pic.twitter.com/pvzqHAfqYY

#WaWILDFIRE UPDATE - #SignalHill Twisp. Not far from Carlton Complex Incident Command Post pic.twitter.com/s8OYwxEfq3

A fire on Signal Hill. Dangerously close to Bo Kaap. Authorities are on the way. pic.twitter.com/qrIcuTjy8w