Cape Traffic Safety & Security

2019-01-12 06:23:12 -


1 week ago

A final inspection of all residential properties to ensure that every person was evacuated. This was...

A final inspection of all residential properties to ensure that every person was evacuated. This was done through the night whilst complete extinguishment of affected properties were being done.

31 Residential properties completely destroyed. 28 Properties sustained partial to major damage. It is estimated that more than 12800 Hectares of vegetation was destroyed. A full impact study will carried out


to determine how much of the rare and endangered species of flora has been affected. Crews will remain on scene for some considerable time to ensure that the fire is completely extinguished. The overnight rain has allowed for rapid cooling of the burn area.