The Overberg fire-fighting teams have had to fight nearly 40 wildfires during the 2017/18 fire season to date.

The fire season officially started on 1 November 2017. Prior to the launch, fire officials warned that it was likely to be a busy season for wildfires, given the dry conditions in the region.

Here’s a summary of the main fires between 1 November 2017 and 11 February 2018.

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