Cape firefighters battle Signal Hill blaze

The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Theo Layne says flames are being fanned by a fairly strong south easterly wind.

FILE: A fire on the slopes of Signal Hill. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Firefighters are battling a blaze on Signal Hill that broke out just before 4 pm on Wednesday.

The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Theo Layne says flames are being fanned by a fairly strong south easterly wind.

“The Fire and Rescue Service responded to a large vegetation fire on Signal Hill in the vicinity of the car park. There are four firefighting vehicles on the scene, assisted by Table Mountain National Parks. At this stage, there’s no immediate danger to property.”