A fire has broken out in the Noordhoek wetlands area. Residents have been urged to keep doors and windows closed, as well as to be aware of embers that can cause spot fires in gardens.
According to a tweet made by Table Mountain National Park, firefighters and members of Working on Fire’s aerial support are on the scene.
Horse riders are urged to avoid the area, specifically the track from Dorcas and Stewards Property.
According to Cape Talk, two helicopters have been sent to water bomb the blaze.
A fire has been reported in the Noordhoek Wetlands area. Table Mountain National Park together with @wo_fire‘s aerial support and firefighters are en route.
— SANParks TMNP (@TableMountainNP) January 27, 2020
ALERT: #wildfire #NoordhoekWetlands Home owners in Noordhoek Village close doorswindows, watch for flying embers causing spot fires in gardens, wet vegetation. Allow emergency vehicles through. Avoid area. @NCCWildfires @wo_fire @vwsfires @ChapmansPeakSA picture- source unknown pic.twitter.com/WToLY3Tni0
— Vulcan Wildfire (@VulcanWildfire) January 27, 2020