Prime Cape Town hotel 'engulfed' by raging fire

2015-03-02 08:55
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Cape Town - Despite social media rumours that the Tintswalo Atlantic Lodge at the foot of Chapman's Peak burned down, management says that they have yet to assess the damage. 

Staff and guests were evacuated from the prime seaside property in the early hours of Monday morning after a raging fire swept through Table Mountain National Park. 

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While management have not yet been able to give details regarding the damage to the property, they posted the following statement on Facebook:

"In the early hours of this morning, a raging fire swept through the Table Mountain National park , engulfing our beautiful Tintswalo Atlantic in flames. No staff or guests were hurt and are all safe. Damage to our lodge is yet to be determined and a press release shall be issued shortly."

Updates to follow. 

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In the meantime, rumours of the hotel's fiery demise have been spreading on Twitter:

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