Locals urged to avoid Simon’s Town due to blaze
Firefighters are on scene battling the blaze that has rapidly spread after breaking out in Ocean View.
Several properties have been evacuated so far and numerous roads have been closed.
#CTfires The CoCT is advising residents to stay away from Simons Town are as the main road will be closed as a result of the blaze.SF— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) January 11, 2017
Residents have also been advised to access Simon’s Town via Cape Point.
Firefighters are on scene battling the blaze that has rapidly spread after breaking out in Ocean View earlier on Wednesday.
The city's Mandy Thomas says: “All city services, that is Safety and Security Services, National Sea Rescue Institute, Disaster Risk Management and Cape Medical Response, are responding to the fire.”
(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)