Parliament is on fire again.

The news of the reignited flames comes shortly after the flames were contained earlier today. The initial fire began yesterday morning, January 2. A suspected arsonist has been connected to the fire and is set to appear in court tomorrow, January 4.

Also Read: Alleged Parliament arsonist to appear in court on Tuesday


It is the roof of the National Assembly that is burning tragically as multiple reports express.

The City of Cape Town’s fire and rescue services have confirmed that firefighters are currently attending to a massive fire on the roof of the National Assembly, as per News24.

This is a developing story.

Picture: Moloto Mothapo


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