Fires Burn Across Mountainside in Hout Bay, Cape Town


Nine people were confirmed killed in Hout Bay, south of Cape Town, in three separate wildfires that have been burning over the weekend. This video show one of the fires burning a mountainside early Sunday, March 12.

Emergency shelter was made available to some 15,000 people displaced from the Imizamo Yethu shack settlements, where 3,500 homes were destroyed, reported News24.

Winds fueled the fire, causing a local bike race to be cancelled. Credit: Twitter/Sivuyile Mbeti via Storyful

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