Fire breaks out on Signal Hill

Emergency services are currently on scene to bring the blaze under control.

A firefighter is trying to extinguish a vegetation fire on top of Signal Hill. Picture: Jeff Ayliffe/Eyewitness News

CAPE TOWN - A fire has broken out on Signal Hill in Cape Town.

Emergency services are currently on the scene trying to bring the blaze under control.

No properties are at risk.

Fire and Rescue Service's Theo Lane says: “At the moment we’ve got a large vegetation fire and we’ve got about six vehicles on the scene there. The cause of the fire was a vagrant fire that had broken out of control and is now burning on the slopes of Signal Hill.”

(Edited by Neo Koza)