N1 fire contained at Huguenot Tunnel, flare-ups monitored
The fire started on Tuesday between the N1 and the old Du Toitskloof Pass.
According to the head of communications at Cape Winelands District Municipality, Jo-Anne Otto, there was a strong possibility of flare-ups occurring due to high temperatures and the heated state of the ground.
Teams would monitor the area for the next 24-36 hours.
The Huguenot Tunnel, which was closed on Friday and yesterday afternoon, was reopened. Firefighters were battling to control a fire near Wemmershoek that was caused by the fire that started on Tuesday.
A fire in a mixed fynbos area in Monte Carlo near Ceres was contained by fireighters.
It started on Friday afternoon.