There is currently a fire on the west side of the Outeniqua Mountain peak in the mountains. The fire is on the Cape Nature land and Cape Nature has sent up a chopper, spotter plane as well as a ground fire fighter team to attend to the fire.
The George Fire Brigade is on standby to assist if necessary but at this stage the fire is under control. Currently there is no threat to property. South African Forestry Company (SAFCOL) is also on standby.
The George Fire Brigade is constantly monitoring the situation. Please contact the dedicated George Fire Brigade number on 044 801 6311 for fire emergencies.
Last published 30 September 2016