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Parliament on fires in the precincts


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The chairman of the parliament wants to confirm that a fire broke out in the precincts of the parliament this morning. The cause of the fire has not yet been elucidated and investigations by relevant authorities are underway.

The fire affected both the former Parliamentary Wing and the Parliamentary Wing of the Parliamentary Building, which houses the Parliamentary and National Council meeting rooms. The fire was contained in the old wings. Firefighters are now trying to control the fire in a new building where the fire is affecting parliament.

Speaker of Parliament Noshibiwe Mapisa Nukakura and Chair of the National Council of Provinces Amos Masondo thank the Cape Town Fire Rescue Team for their swift response and containment of the work done so far. expressed. Fire and limit damage as much as possible.

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure, headed by Minister Patricia de Lille, Deputy Minister of National Security Zizi Kodwa, South African Police Services and Parliamentary Guards, is in the Parliamentary District to assess the situation.

No one is injured.
The Speaker of Parliament is plagued by the incident and the extent of the damage it has caused to the precincts of the parliamentary seats. They urged all relevant authorities not to leave stones in determining the cause of the fire. Publications are constantly updated.

Distributed by the APO Group on behalf of the South African Government.

Parliament on fires in the precincts

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