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Over 3 000 hectares destroyed in Overberg district fires

A massive bush fire continues to threaten property in the Overberg district spanning over 3 000 hectares.

The blaze broke out on Saturday and led to the evacuation of the Meerenvlei Estate.

Overberg Fire Chief Reinard Geldenhuys on Monday said that orchids, vineyards and several farm structures have already been destroyed in various bush fires.

It is alleged that an arsonist may be responsible for igniting one of the fires which raged along the Houwhoek Pass.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:


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