Oudtshoorn fire rages on

The blaze broke out nearly a week ago in the Rust en Vrede Waterfall area, which is situated about 25km from Oudtshoorn.

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CAPE TOWN – A veld fire is still raging in the mountains north of Oudtshoorn.

The blaze broke out nearly a week ago in the Rust en Vrede Waterfall area, which is situated about 25 kilometres from Oudtshoorn.

The Eden district municipality’s Wouter Jacobs says, “At the stage the fire is only in the mountains; the people can’t get to it. We have people placed in strategic [areas].”