Two fire engines, a water tanker and rescue vehicle, and 14 firefighters are on scene waiting to extinguish the flames.
According to City of Cape Town's Fire and Rescue spokesperson Theo Layne, rescue services are waiting for the arrival of a Metrorail t echnician to isolate the electricity supply before the fire can be extinguished.
Fire incident at Retreat impacts the #SouthernLineCT service. Trains from Cape Town to Fish Hoek will terminate at Steurhof. A train shuttle service will operate between Steenberg/Fish Hoek. Commuters are advised to make use of own alternative transport btwn Steurhof/Steenberg