Friday, May 28, 2021

Belville Civic Centre blaze under control

The City of Cape Town’s Fire & Rescue Services are trying to ascertain the fire that broke out at the Belville Civic Centre on Friday Morning.

The blaze that started around 05:36, was first reported by a security company who noticed smoke coming from the basement area.

‘’The first arriving Officer from Belhar Fire requested additional resources as the fire has escalated to the roof section. Approximately 35 staff members and 9 firefighting appliances, including two hydraulic platforms, are on scene,’’ said the City’s Fire & Rescue Services’ Spokesperson, Jermaine Carelse.

The fire was contained just before 8a.m.

‘’The damages are concentrated to the under-stage and stage areas and a section of the auditorium.  The fire also caused substantial damage to the roof,’’ added Carelse.


PICTURE: CoCT Fire & Rescue Services

Done By: Mitchum George


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