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Reporting fires

Reporting fires

When reporting fires, please contact your Local District Municipality:

  • City of Cape Town: 107 or 021 480 7700 from a cell phone
  • Overberg: 028 425 1690
  • West Coast: 022 433 8700
  • Eden: 044 805 5071
  • Central Karoo: 023 414 2603
  • Cape Winelands: 021 887 4446

If you live in Cape Town, you can also contact the nearest City of Cape Town’s Fire Stations to report fire dangers.

Be sure to save the appropriate number on your cell phone and to teach it to your children.

Fire fighters

Useful information 

The Disaster Risk Management at the City of Cape Town has made the following information available to the public to help ensure their safety:

The Working on Fire programme (WoF), funded by the South African Government, is one of South Africa's most successful poverty alleviation, job creation and community upliftment initiatives.

Please visit their website for more information or follow WoF on Twitter for daily updates.

Our Fire Protection Associations (FPAs) across the province provide a huge amount of useful real-time information on wildfires in each area. Visit the relevant website according to the region you live in and stay informed this summer:

The content on this page was last updated on 28 October 2022