Everyone has been freaking out about the massive flames licking at Table Mountain this morning, Wednesday, March 29.
It’s summer in Cape Town, which means intense winds blowing for days on end, GP licence plates at every robot, and fires.
On Sunday evening, numerous residents in the Devil’s Peak area reported seeing people lighting fires on the mountain. One resident, and his dogs, sprang into action.
SANParks, which manages Table Mountain National Park, is being accused of ignoring warning signs years in the making.
It has been a truly horrific 24 hours in the Mother City, and strong winds are currently hampering firefighting efforts as heroes battle the flames on the front lines.
We’re entering the Cape’s peak fire season, which means choppers in the air and brave firefighters on the ground battling blazes.
As winds pummelled Cape Town’s City Bowl on Saturday, a fire first seen above Deer Park quickly spread, leading to some residents in Oranjezicht evacuating their homes.