Out-of-control fire in the Boland
30 January 2012
Another fire has hit the Western Cape and sees firefighters going all out to stop the blaze.
An out-of-control veld fire in the Slanghoek Valley near Worcester in the Boland saw helicopters being used to fight the blaze.
So far two structures have been destroyed and many residents have decided to flee their homes.
The fire has been raging since Saturday night and is out-of-control because of strong winds.
15 fire trucks and 150 fire personnel have been sent to the scene.
Bainskloof Pass between Wellington and Wolseley has been closed due to poor visibility.