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RAGING WILDFIRES IN MUIZENBERG CAPE TOWN

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According to a report on VWS 300+ firefighters and 30 vehicles have been dispatched along with four helicopters and two water bombers to cover the 3000+ hectare area that has been affected by the fire in Cape Town.

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The VWS, a volunteer-based organisation, began fighting the fire in the early hours of Sunday morning but strong winds made it extremely difficult for air crews to assist putting out the blaze. The wind conditions picked up in the evening, further exacerbating the fire as it made its way from Muizenberg to the Noordhoek and Hout Bay areas.

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