South Africa, Cape Town – Reports puts at least two buildings to be on fire at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
According to Reports, Fuller House, a student residence has been gutted by fire and all students were evacuated.
Meanwhile, at least two floors at the Jagger Library have been destroyed.
This library has been the home of many special collections and manuscripts.
UCT spokesperson Nombuso Shabalala said students were evacuated this afternoon.
“Students were evacuated from residences and taken to pre-determined locations. The City is also working with SANParks to distinguish the fire. ”
Also, the fire is said to have spread from the slopes of Table Mountain after it first damaged a section of the Rhodes Memorial Restaurant.
The historic Mostert’s Mill was also destroyed.
— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) April 18, 2021