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A fire that started and was provisionally contained in the Overstrand area has flared up again in Gansbaai, Betty's Bay and Karwyderskraal.

There are currently 3 runaway fires burning in the Overstrand. 1. Betty’s Bay 2. Gansbaai 3. Karwyderskraal. Update on Betty's Bay - sections are being evacuated 2. Gansbaai - Franskraal is in the process of evacuation. 3. Karwyderskraal - the fire has jumped the Hemel ' n Aarde Road, Camphill Road and Rotary Drive and is burning in Fernkloof Nature Reserve. There are evacuation orders in place. The following halls are available for use by those who have been evacuated: Grobbersaal, Gansbaai Tourism Hall, Sandbaai Hall and Crassula Hall, Betty’s Bay. Road closed: there is no access between Franskraal and Gansbaai, the R43 is closed at the entrance to Franskraal. The R320 is closed and so is Karwyderskraal. Mountain Drive and Manolia Rd behind the High School are also closed. The R44 is closed from Kleinmond to Gordon’s Bay. The R326 at Stanford is open to exit and enter the area. We appeal to people to stay at home unless it is necessary to be on the roads. Please follow direction from officials.

Hermanus CPF Overstrand FIRE Notification 11/01/19 at 15h30

Ryan O'Connor standing in for Carl Wastie on #TheFlashDrive, chats to Julia in Hermanus to give you a real look at what's happening with the fire live on air.

For more information tune into The Flash Drive till 7 PM as they will be covering the story as it unfolds.

Gansbaai Fire!

Listeners have been keeping #TheFlashDrive up to date with continues fire flare up Overstrand and Gansbaai. See the live action and tune in as Ryan O'Connor and Zoƫ Brown will be keeping you updated as the story unfolds until 7PM.

Posted by Kfm 94.5 on Friday, 11 January 2019

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