IN PICTURES: Cape Town firefighters battle blaze through the night

17 January 2017 - 12:19 By TimesLIVE
The fire raging on the lower slopes of Table Mountain in close proximity to Cape Town city.
The fire raging on the lower slopes of Table Mountain in close proximity to Cape Town city.
Image: Justin Sullivan Facebook

A wildfire raging on the lower slopes of Table Mountain on Tuesday morning saw some Cape Town residents voluntarily evacuate their homes while crews fought through the night to control a blaze that started above Deer Park. Documentary photographer Justin Sullivan was on the scene. 

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  • READ MORE - WATCH: Choppers called in‚ residents flee homes as fires rage on Table MountainThree helicopters were in action on Tuesday morning water-bombing the wildfire raging on the lower slopes of Table Mountain which saw some residents voluntarily evacuate their homes overnight. 

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Photos courtesy of Justin Sullivan.