South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced that National Park Rangers and Working on Fire* teams will be igniting fires in certain areas of Kruger National Park to carry out the Kruger National Park (KNP) bush burning mandate over the next few weeks. Tourists driving in Kruger National Park are advised to be careful as they might encounter fire or smoke. The following precautions should be taken:
- Reduce travelling speed.
- Switch on vehicle lights as visibility may be hampered.
- Do not drive too close to the flames.
- Do not get out of your vehicle.