To be more specific: Three helicopters and 150 firefighters have been deployed to take on the risky fire. "The fire is high up on the mountains and has definitely spread to the back of Table Mountain National Park". The hotel was forced to evacuate late on Thursday night and now over 100 firefighters are battling the blaze. The helicopters have been tasked with stopping the fire from spreading any further.
In the meantime, the fire between Camps Bay and Llandudno on the other side of the mountain was proving to be stubborn, with at least 150 firefighters on scene.
City of Cape Town officials said the evacuation was a precautionary measure.
In addition 35 Table Mountain National Park contracted firefighters, 80 Working on Fire firefighters and 09 volunteers from the Volunteer Wildfire Services as well as staff from the Cape Peninsula Fire Protection Association will be fighting the fire on the ground.
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