Cape Town - A large vegetation fire was reported on the slopes of Table Mountain above the Rhodes Memorial on Sunday.

Theo Layne, spokesperson for Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue services, said: We have a large vegetation fire and have dispatched five vehicles and about 21 personnel.”

Additional resources were also deployed from the Table Mountain National Park.

Layne said there was no immediate danger to property although by late morning firefighters were yet to contain the blaze.