2021-04-18 18:18:58 - 3 weeks ago -
The City of Cape Town's Disaster Risk Management Centre says efforts are continuing to contain a vegetation fire in the mountain above UCT.
Spokesperson, Charlotte Powell says the city is engaging in active firefighting efforts along with Table Mountain National Park and the Volunteer Wildfire Service.
The City is working with the
university to coordinate alternative accommodation for affected students.
Powell says at this stage no residents have been asked to evacuate.
Two firefighters have been taken to hospital with burn wounds.
Several buildings at UCT are ablaze, the restaurant at Rhodes Memorial has been destroyed and Mostert's Mill in Mowbray gutted.
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