THE City of Windhoek’s municipality has warned drivers to take caution after the break out of two veld fires on the road to the Hosea Kutako International airport as well as close to the Daan Viljoen road.
Lydia Amutenya, spokesperson to the City of Windhoek, said that the municipality is are aware of two veld fires, one in Avis Dam and the other burning towards Tony Rust Race Track along Daan Viljoen Road.
“Both veld fires are being attended to by firefighting teams, and while the fire burning in Avis Dam has been contained, the team is still busy with spot fires along the fire line. The other team is assessing and attending to the fire that is burning along the Daan Viljoen road. We would like to caution drivers that there is a lot of smoke around, which may affect proper visibility,” Amutenya said.