Cape Town fire: ‘Out of control’ fire breaks out in Table Mountain National Park

More than 120 firefighters are battling the flames of a huge, and instructs us to help with the efforts of the four, according to the media, I will spare it is shared by Twitter would have been to work with the helicopters of the park.

“Then again, the wind has been created to increase the rate of fire spread. That too much to bear, and made it impossible for aerial related updrafts help to slow down the rate of spread, “added the park.

Memorial said that the restaurant had been burnt and said Rhodes’ Veld over the fire also spread to upper campus University of Cape Town “.

The only woman in the park trying to outrun the fire “in a video posted on Twitter, showed that the plume of smoke in the background. In a later tweet, Lisette Lombardi, told him it was safe car had been” destroyed “.

“I have never experienced so spread the fire unpredictably fast. I have so much respect for our firefighters,” he added.

Table Mountain in Cape Town, heavy black smoke.

The cause of the fire that broke out on the top of the table on Sunday morning Mountain is unknown, Jermaine Carelse, spokesperson for Cape Town needy, and the fire told CNN.

When informed local authorities around 8:45 am (2.45 am ET) and are currently fighting the fire, the wind, Carelse said.

Hikers were abandoned in the area.

The fire was increased from Philip Kgosana Drive Mountain National Park, which borders on a table at Rhodes Memorial toward the University of Cape Town buildings, Carelse said.

Sunday morning, the National Park’s Twitter account had requested the spectators’ past and entering the area as emergency vehicles to cross the area “to the fire” out of control “.

The added memory region hikers entered Rhodes lands into effect immediately.

Table Mountain is a flat a few grains of corn of the mountain that looketh towards the wilderness of Cape Town, and is a major tourist attraction of the city. 25,000 hectares of National Park is home to 8,200 plant species, according to its website.

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