Gale Force Winds Feed a Wildfire in Cape Town

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A firefighter tries to stop a blaze in Noordhoek Manor old age home, Cape Town, South Africa, March 2. A fire fanned by gale force south easterly winds has raged across the south peninsula of Cape Town from Muizenberg to Hout Bay. Residents in some areas were forced to evacuate. Rescue personnel continue to battle the blaze. NIC BOTHMA / EPA

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Rescue personnel evacuate old-aged pensioners from Noordhoek Manor old-age-home in Cape Town, South Africa, 02 March 2015. A fire fanned by gale force south easterly winds has raged across the south peninsula of Cape Town from Muizenberg to Hout Bay. Residents in some areas were forced to evacuate. Rescue personel continue to battle the blaze.NIC BOTHMA / EPA
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A fire burns through indigeneous Fynbos vegetation on the World Heritage site Table Mountain National Park as it rages through Clovelly three days after it started in Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa 03 March 2015. A fire fanned by gale force south easterly winds has destroyed over 3000 hectares of land and some homes around the Cape Town south peninsula from Muizenberg to Hout Bay. Residents in some areas were forced to evacuate. Rescue personel continue to battle the blaze.NIC BOTHMA / EPA
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A firefighting helicopter dumps its load of water over an indigeneous Fynbos vegetation fire on the World Heritage site Table Mountain National Park Silvermine reserve three days after it started in Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa March 3. A fire fanned by gale force south easterly winds has destroyed over 3000 hectares of land and some homes around the Cape Town south peninsula from Muizenberg to Hout Bay. Residents in some areas were forced to evacuateNIC BOTHMA / EPA

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