The Cape Winelands District Municipality’s Fire Services says it’s concerned about the Agtervink-river, in Robertson. The blaze started late on Saturday evening as a result of a lightning strike. Teams have managed to contain the line running into the Koo Valley. The areas will continue to be monitored as flare-ups are likely in the high temperatures expected today. In the mountains at Touwsriver, a second fire has been reported. It was also caused by lightning late last night. Meanwhile: After a two-day battle, teams have been able to fully contain the fire at Pearl Valley, in Paarl. Fire services will continue to monitor the area throughout the day.
Firefighters are still battling several fires in the province, after this weekend’s heatwave.