Lions Head re-opening delayed

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Lions Head re-opening delayed

Post by Justin » Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:15 pm

As per Sanparks post on Facebook at about 1pm

Table Mountain National Park will continue with mop up operations today the 28th January 2019 to ensure the fire that started on the 27th January 2019 does not flare up again.

Firefighters will be active in the area for the next few days. We ask the public and all recreational users to remain out of the area whilst this occurs.

Signal Hill Road remains closed. This is a city road and the City will announce through their channels when the road will reopen.

The Fire has impacted the Lion's Head maintenance work which is currently underway.

This project will only be able to resume once the park has confirmation from the Fire Incident Commander that the area is safe to access.

Infrastructure on Lion's Head has been damaged and this will delay the reopening of Lion's Head. The reopening was originally scheduled for the 15th of February 2019.

As yet the park is unable to determine a new date for the reopening of Lion's Head.

The park requests hikers, trail runners and tourists to please remain out of the area until the Fire Incident Commander gives the location the all clear.
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