Fire Reignites at Houses of Parliament in Cape Town

A fire broke out on the roof of South Africa’s National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, in Cape Town on January 3, a day after a fire damaged the building and a man was arrested on suspicion of arson.

Footage posted to Twitter on Monday shows smoke and flames pouring from the building.

According to News24, citing a fire department spokesman, the “void beneath the roof sheeting” was on fire on Monday evening. Six fire engines and 34 firefighters were dispatched to the scene.

A suspect was arrested in connection with the fire on Sunday, and was due to appear in court on Tuesday. Credit: @Vice_Queen via Storyful

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