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Hikers urgently evacuated after Rhodes Memorial restaurant fire

Hikers urgently evacuated after Rhodes Memorial restaurant fire

Hikers were urgently evacuated at Rhodes Memorial restaurant in the Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) after a veld fire broke out on Sunday.

South African National Parks (SANParks) TMNP sent a tweet asking that all hikers within the Newlands and Rhodes Memorial area evacuate with immediate effect.

TMNP officials said the fire was out of control and requested that all onlookers refrain from entering the area, and keep the area clear for emergency vehicles to pass.

“The Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) have dispatched crews from @NCCWildfires and @wo_fire to assist with fire suppression efforts.”

Note: This is a developing story…

-The Citizen

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