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Firefighters monitoring Arniston fire

The fire destroyed one home.

FILE: A firefighter walks through a thick cloud of smoke while putting out a fire. Picture: Bertram Malgas/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Firefighters are keeping a close eye on Arniston and surrounds on Friday morning after a major fire in the area.

The fire destroyed one home.

It has now been extinguished, but crews will continue to monitor the situation.

Overberg District Fire chief Reinhardt Geldenhuys said: “We had one flare-up and we had to put aerial resources to extinguish it. The fire has been contained but firefighters still remain on scene.”

(Edited by Mihlali Ntsabo)

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