The Cape Winelands District Municipality’s Fire Services, along with NCC Environmental Services ground teams, have been fighting a wildfire in a large section of unmaintained veld in the Slanghoek Valley outside Rawsonville since 9pm, Sunday, 5 February 2023.
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A team of firefighters supported by seven fire trucks are on the scene fighting the blaze, which is being fuelled by a combination of factors, including the high-density vegetation.
Firefighters will continue their efforts this morning and aerial resources will be deployed if required.
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Picture: Winelands Fire Protection Association