Breaking News : A Fire Has Erupted At Parliamen

 Breaking News : A Fire Has Erupted At Parliamen

Breaking News : A Fire Has Erupted At Parliamen

 

 

The City of Cape Town announced that Parliament caught fire on Sunday morning.

The national assembly building was on fire, according to Smith, a member of the mayoral committee for safety and security. The flames had spread to the roof.

At 7.45 a.m., Smith reported, “The fire has not been contained, and reports of fissures in sections of the building’s walls have been confirmed.”

According to Smith, 36 firefighters on the site had requested extra resources to combat the incident.

The fire alarm was sounded around 5 a.m., and according to first reports, the fire started in an office on the third floor and spread to the gymnasium.

The Fire is currently on the 3rd floor – inititial reports indicate it started in the office space and is spreading toward the gymnasium.

The roof area has caught fire and the National Assembly building is on fire too.

The fire has not been contained and reports of cracks in some walls of the building have been confirmed.

More resources have been requested by fire fighters on the scene.

“Roeland Street Fire was the first on the scene, and when the fire was assessed, more resources were dispatched,” Smith explained.

“Roeland Street, Sea Point, Salt River, Brooklyn, Goodwood, and Milnerton firefighters are currently on the site with six fire engines and around 36 firefighters.”

A fire broke out in the South African parliament building in Cape Town. After a big fire, a column of smoke can be seen rising from the South African parliament building in Cape Town, with firefighters on the scene.

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