Firefighters battle large vegetation fire in CT

There is no immediate danger to property and the cause of the fire is unknown.

Firefighters are battling a large vegetation fire on the Table Mountain National Park. Picture: Reza Khota/iWitness

CAPE TOWN - Firefighters are battling a large vegetation fire in the Scarborough and Misty Cliffs areas.

There is no immediate danger to property and the cause of the fire is unknown.

Fire and Rescue Services Theo Layne said, "The fire is high on the slops of the mountain. We have got fire helicopters currently water-bombing the areas that have been inaccessible to the ground crews. We have a total of 102 firefighters on the City of Cape Town, around the Table Mountain National Park."