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Wildfire on Desk Mountain threatens to engulf components of Cape City as 250 firefighters battle blaze

Wildfire on Table Mountain threatens to engulf parts of Cape Town as 250 firefighters battle blaze


A WILDFIRE on Desk Mountain threatens to engulf components of Cape City yesterday.

The blaze, which started within the South African metropolis on Sunday, was being tackled by greater than 250 firefighters.

Reuters

A wildfire on Desk Mountain is threatening to engulf components of Cape City[/caption]

AFP

About 4,000 college students have been evacuated from Cape City College’s campus[/caption]


Helicopters scooped water from swimming swimming pools and the ocean to drop on the inferno, as folks have been instructed to flee their houses.

About 4,000 college students have been evacuated from Cape City College’s campus.

A person in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of arson following experiences from witnesses.

AFP

The blaze, which started within the South African metropolis on Sunday, was being tackled by greater than 250 firefighters[/caption]

EPA

The hearth has already broken components of the College of Cape City, together with the library[/caption]