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CT firefighters battle raging Signal Hill fire

Firefighters are on scene trying to contain the fire, while contending with changing wind patterns.

Signal Hill fire on 13 April 2016. Picture: Natalie Malgas/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Fire crews from Table Mountain National Parks have been deployed to help fight a blaze on Signal Hill this evening.

At least 27 fire fighters are on scene trying to contain the fire, while contending with changing wind patterns.

#SignalHillFire fire crews are responding to a vegetation fire near Sea Point, no property in danger. NM pic.twitter.com/dLE2L2srYJ

Cape Town fire services' Theo Layne says no property is under threat.

"Currently, the fire on Signal Hill is still not under control, there are six vehicles on the scene assisted by Table Mountain National Parks. The fire is being fanned by a north westerly wind and is not contained as yet."

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