Signal Hill fire contained


Another fire broke out at the Signal Hill in Cape Town, firefighters are on the scene trying to contain the breakout.

CAPE TOWN - A fire that broke out on Cape Town's Signal Hill on Friday night has been contained.

Dozens of firefighters battled the flames, which were fanned by strong winds.


It's still not clear what sparked the fire.

Officials say they're investigating the cause.

Over the past few weeks emergency teams have fought dozens of fires in the Western Cape, in hot, dry and windy conditions.

Authorities believe some of the blazes were started intentionally.

More than 1,000 firefighters from around the country have been deployed to the province to assist local teams.


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