The Volunteer Wildfire Services (VWS) has asked motorists to steer clear of Kloof Nek Road as firefighters contain a fire in the area.
The blaze started on Thursday afternoon below Lions Head and Kloof Nek Road has been closed to make way for emergency services.
Aerial support has been dispatched to help suppress the blaze.
Meanwhile, another fire has been raging at Holy Cross Primary School in Zonnebloem near the CBD.
This is a developing story.
Mountain fire, Kloofnek. Kloofnek Rd closed at Kloofnek circle, no traffic allowed towards Camps Bay. All traffic turning around at Kloofnek circle, back to the City.— City of CT Alerts (@CityofCTAlerts) February 7, 2019
#CampsBayFire VIDEO— Working on Fire (@wo_fire) February 7, 2019
Four @environmentza @wo_fire choppers currently water bombing the Camps Bay Fire.
Weather conditions are not favorable at this stage.#SavingLives #ProtectingTheEnvironment #WOF_WC #Fire #Wildfire pic.twitter.com/5POK57xZ4C
ALERT 🚨: There is currently a small fire that has started in the glen below Lions Head. @cptfrs @TableMountainNP are on the scene with aerial assistance en route. We ask that you please avoid the area. Please allow the emergency services through. #FireIsEveryonesFight pic.twitter.com/j8qqfAkqIl— VWS Wildfires (@vwsfires) February 7, 2019
We ask that the public please avoid this area as visibility will be poor. Kloof Nek road is currently closed, please find alternative routes and make way for emergency vehicles.#CampsBayFire https://t.co/vZBkPSZY2R— VWS Wildfires (@vwsfires) February 7, 2019
Fire raging on Kloofnek area Table Mountain side - view from Camps Bay right now. 2 Helicopters doing firefighting. From here it looks pretty close to houses! pic.twitter.com/PPJBeHMAeY— Pikkie Greeff (@PikkieGreeff) February 7, 2019
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