Firefighters are battling a blaze on the mountain slopes of Simon’s Town, above the Signal School, reports say.
According to eNCA, the fire started on Monday morning.
“Ten firefighting appliances and about 50 firefighters are on the scene,” the report said.
IOL said the City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Services are being assisted by helicopters.
“The call was received at approximately 5.55am, of mountain slopes alight,” the report quoted the Fire and Rescue Services spokespersonJermaine Carelse as saying.
This comes just two weeks after a devastating fire started on Table Mountain, destroying parts of the University of Cape Town (UCT) campus.