Kouga Local Municipality fires under control - evacuation alert cancelled

JUNE 7, 2017
Kouga Local Municipality fires under control - evacuation alert cancelled

Kouga Local Municipality firefighters are still hard at work battling blazes across the region, the municipality said on Wednesday night.

"Veld and bush fires have been extinguished along the N2 near Kruisfontein, Rooidraai near Hankey, the Humansdorp waste site and industrial area, Boskloof and the St Francis Golf Course," it said.

"A fire at Van Onselen's farm near the Oyster Bay road is under control.

"The veld fire that was threatening farms between Humansdorp and Oyster Bay earlier this afternoon has been contained in a kloof area.

"Firefighters are also on their way to another fire that's been reported along the R102 near Vlakteplaas, Jeffreys Bay."