Guests evacuated as 4-star Cape Town hotel catches fire

Twenty-nine firefighters were activated to battle a fire in a Cape Town hotel on Tuesday morning.

Cape Town firefighters have contained this fire at a hotel in Durbanville on June 18 2019.
Image: Dazz__D via Twitter

The city’s fire and rescue service was called out just after 5:30am. By 7am, its crew had managed to contain the fire at the hotel in Langeberg Road, Durbanville.

A city official said eight firefighting appliances, a rescue vehicle, a specialised vehicle and 29 staff members were on scene.

“All persons have been evacuated and no injuries have been reported as yet.”

This is a developing story that will be updated as more information is obtained.


Source: TMG Digital

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