Four firefighters were injured while battling a fire at the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, near Stellenbosch, paramedics said on Wednesday.
“It is understood the firefighters sustained soft tissue injuries when they tried to escape the overwhelming fire,” ER24 spokeswoman Chitra Bodasing said.
“Paramedics arrived on scene and assessed the firefighters.”
The four were taken to a nearby hospital. SAPA