A massive fire broke out at the Parliament building in Cape Town, South Africa.
On Sunday, the building was engulfed in flames and smoke at around 0503 GMT. Firefighters were seen trying to put out the blaze—news from AFP.
A spokesman for the city’s emergency services said the parliament building was on fire, and the fire reached the roof.
He added that it was not possible to control the fire. Cracks have also appeared in the walls. It was not immediately clear how the fire started.
The Parliament House in Cape Town consists of three buildings. The old building was built in 184, and the other two were built in 1920 and 1960.