TWELVE APOSTLES EVACUATED FOLLOWING FIRE OUTBREAK

web_photo_fire_121017: A fire rages out of control in the Oudekraal area on 12 October 2017.

CAPE TOWN – Visitors and staff were evacuated from the Twelve Apostles hotel on Thursday night, as a fire flared up in the Oudekraal area, fanned by strong winds.

City of Cape Town officials said the evacuation was a precautionary measure.

Guests were taken by shuttle to Llandudno and no injuries were immediately reported.

Firefighters were battling the blaze, made harder by the strong winds.

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 – Huge flames on the hills of The Twelve Apostles as a veldfire rages in high winds. Photo by @JayCaboz

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FILE PHOTO: © City of Cape Town A fire rages out of control in the Oudekraal area on 12 October 2017.

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