The City of Windhoek has reassured Windhoek residents not to worry about the veld fire going on three days on the Auas mountain, saying it does not pose a danger to humans. CoW spokesperson Harold Akwenye said the fire in the Auas Mountains on the outskirts south of Windhoek that started on Tuesday is not yet a danger to the residents of Windhoek, however resident should take precautionary measures on the road due to poor visibility caused by the smoke. Akwenye confirmed that CoW’s fire brigade department has deployed trucks to mitigate and contain the fire, noting that the veld fire has not yet reached any farms or private properties.
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