The City of Cape Town’s fire and rescue team are fighting a fire at the Bellville Civic Centre.
The fire, which started in the basement, has gone through the roof of the Civic Centre. Spokesperson of the City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue services, Jermaine Carelse, says they were notified by a security company about smoke coming from the basement shortly after 05:30 this morning. He continued to say the fire should be extinguished before midday.
It’s unclear what caused the blaze at this stage and authorities will investigate the matter.
Bellville Civic Centre Cape Town on fire. pic.twitter.com/QEH3WeqnhX
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