Cape Town residential block on fire

2015-11-26 12:54


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Cape Town - A fire has broken out at a block of flats next to the Department of Home Affairs office in Bellville, Cape Town.

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City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Theo Layne told News24 that emergency personnel are on the scene.

"The building adjacent to home affairs has been evacuated as a precautionary measure. It is a residential block," he said.

Emergency services officials said people were trapped and being rescued off the roof with ladders.

More details to follow.

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