UPDATE: Twelve Apostles evacuated, fire contained

A fire rages out of control in the Oudekraal area on 12 October 2017. Photo: City of Cape Town

CAPE TOWN - Guests and staff were evacuated from the Twelve Apostles hotel on Thursday night, as a fire flared up in the Oudekraal area, fanned by strong winds.

City of Cape Town officials said the evacuation was a precautionary measure.



Guests were taken by shuttle to Llandudno and no injuries were immediately reported.

Firefighters were battling the blaze, made harder by the strong winds.




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