The fire tormenting the Cape Peninsula area is still aggressive and burning in full force, despite the extinguishing efforts of firemen. The fire started early Sunday morning in the Muizenberg area, spreading all the way to Hout Bay. The fire is expected to continue for the rest of the week, depending on weather conditions. The blaze has already been aided by winds of up to 80km/h. Because the fire broke out on a high terrain, it makes it difficult for firemen to get proper access. Organisations such as Table Mountain National Park (TMNP), Working on Fire (WoF) and the Volunteer Wildlife Services (VWS) have already dispatched over 400 firefighters and 5 helicopters, including 2 waterbombers, in order to try and contain the fire. Capetonians have also joined forces and aided the firefighters by providing them with food and water. Evacuation measures as far as Hout Bay have already been put in place as the fire continues to spread westwards. Warnings are urging people to stay clear from the area for as long as they can. To view pictures of the fire, follow the link below: http://memeburn.com/2015/03/25-astonishing-photos-of-the-muizenbergfire/

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