Table Mountain fire 'burns out of control' in Cape Town

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19 April 2021

A wildfire is raging out of control on the slopes of Table Mountain above the city of Cape Town, South African authorities say, APA reports citing BBC.

The blaze has destroyed part of a cafe at the Rhodes Memorial overlooking the city's port.

It has also burned the historic library at the nearby University of Cape Town, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of students.

Helicopters are water-bombing the flames.

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