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Firefighters continue effort to contain Gordon's Bay blaze

Firefighters will remain in Gordon's Bay throughout the night as they battle a wildfire that is being fanned by strong winds.

One of the properties that were damaged in the Gordons Bay fire. Picture: City of Cape Town

CAPE TOWN - Firefighters will remain in Gordon's Bay throughout the night as they battle a wildfire that is being fanned by strong winds.

About 200 firefighters are on scene trying to bring the blaze under control.

Four properties have been destroyed as a result.

At this stage, there is no further danger to houses in Gordon's Bay and no injuries have been reported.

The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Services’ Theo Layne said: “Fire continues to burn, currently we have 200 firefighters with approximately 35 firefighting vehicles on the scene. No further property has been damaged.”