Kommetjie fire

Justine Flatwell, a journalism student from Ocean View, took this picture of a fire truck attending to a fire on the slopes of the mountain above Kommetjie fire station, on Tuesday August 30. The call-out came in at around 5.50pm and almost 60 firefighters battled the blaze, and a gale-force south-easter, on the slopes of the Slangkop to extinguish the fire by 7am on Wednesday August 31, said City Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Jermaine Carelse. The cause of the fire is unknown.