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WATCH | Video timelapse of raging Cape Town fire spreading towards city

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WATCH | Video timelapse of raging Cape Town fire spreading towards city

Fires in Cape Town spread without warning overnight on Sunday because of this of excessive winds within the blueprint.

Early Newspaper

A fire which began on Sunday morning spread to the College of Cape Town’s (UCT) greater campus, destroying a cafe reach Rhodes Memorial and gutting the Jagger Library next to Sarah Baartman Hall on the UCT campus.

Firefighters and helicopters labored at some level of the day to douse the flames, but overnight a solid south-easter wind picked up strength and spread the flames all over Devil’s Peak and towards the City Bowl.

Early on Monday morning residents in Vredehoek on the foot of Devil’s Peak glean been requested to evacuate.

The video timelapse shows how the fire spread down Devil’s Peak towards Vredehoek from 4am to break of day on Monday morning.

Most up to the moment disaster in Cape Town 🔥 Wind has picked up by the evening and is solid. Will want to be a substantial effort on the present time by firefighters. #CapeTown #capetownfire pic.twitter.com/Sle1zwevij

— 𝕬𝖓𝖙𝖍𝖔𝖓𝖞 𝕸𝖔𝖑𝖞𝖓𝖊𝖆𝖚𝖝 (@AJGMolyneaux) April 19, 2021

Here’s a better image on the fresh disaster of the fire. (image taken at 07: 30 this morning) #CapeTownFires #CapeTown @TimesLIVE pic.twitter.com/OmB86hxvX1

— 𝕬𝖓𝖙𝖍𝖔𝖓𝖞 𝕸𝖔𝖑𝖞𝖓𝖊𝖆𝖚𝖝 (@AJGMolyneaux) April 19, 2021

by Anthony Molyneaux

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WATCH | Video timelapse of raging Cape Town fire spreading towards city