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Firefighters continue to battle Langebaan blaze

The vegetation fire has been raging in the Langebaan area in the Western Cape since Saturday.

FILE. Fire crews from the West Coast District Municipality, Working on Fire and SANParks brought the flames under control last night. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Firefighters are still trying to contain a vegetation fire that has been raging in the Langebaan area in the Western Cape since Saturday.

Fire crews from the West Coast District Municipality, Working on Fire and SANParks brought the flames under control last night.

#NoordhoekFire Contained @08h37

1 WoF Chopper was made available in the suppression of the fire. @WesternCapeGov

But West Coast Fire Chief Bertus Senekal says it flared up again this morning.

"With the temperatures being higher than yesterday, we still have two hotspots that we are trying to contain and get out completely. We are working with ground crews, personnel and vehicles from West Coast Fire as well as two water bombers and a spotter at this stage."