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Safety forum boosts security at Table Mountain National Park

The Table Mountain Safety Forum has renewed resources and intelligence efforts to improve safety at the national park ahead of the busy summer season, says Park manager, Paddy Gordon.

In addition, he said there are 150 rangers that have been dedicated to Table Mountain National Park, 60 of which focus solely on visitor safety.

According to Gordon, the rangers have been re-trained on arrests and law enforcement matters.

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