Port Elizabeth - Fires that broke out in St Francis Bay and gutted at least 11 homes were contained by Thursday evening.
Kouga Municipality said the situation was being closely monitored in case of flare-ups, while dampening and mopping up operations were under way.
Municipality spokesperson, Laura Leigh Randall said earlier on Thursday afternoon that several houses were burning in the vicinity of Lyme Road North.
Two helicopters, 85 fighter fighters and other emergency staff were summoned the scene.
At the time Randall said assistance had been requested from the Sarah Baartman District Municipality and Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.