Firefighters monitoring Table Mountain fire

Firefighters will remain on the scene of the vegetation fire along De Waal Drive until it has been extinguished.

FILE: City of Cape Town firefighters in action. Picture: Natalie Malgas/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Firefighters are still on the scene of a vegetation fire along De Waal Drive.

The road was closed to traffic earlier on Thursday, but has been re-opened at Hospital Bend.

The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Service's spokesperson Theo Layne says: “Currently we still have one fire engine and four attenders from Table Mountain National Park at the incident on De Waal Drive that started on Thursday morning. The crew will remain on the scene until the fire has been completely extinguished.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)