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Greater Overberg FPA

Overstrand FIRE Notification 11/01/19 @ 15.30

There are currently 3 run away fires burning in the Overstrand.
1. Betty’s Bay
2. Gansbaai
3. Karwyderskraal.

1. Update on Betty’s Bay – sections are being evacuated
2. Gansbaai – Franskraal is in the process of evacuation.
3. Karwyderskraal – the fire has jumped Hemel-en-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.

ROADS CLOSED: there is no access between Franskraal and Gansbaai, the R43 is closed at the entrance to Franskraal.
The R320 Hemel n Aarde is closed and so is Karwyderskraal.
Mountain Drive and Magnolia Rd behind the High School is closed.
R44 is closed from Kleinmond to Gordon’s Bay.
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.

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