Hospital alight in Mitchell’s Plain

The Cape Town City’s Fire and Rescue Service received an emergency call of a hospital alight in 1st Avenue, Mitchell’s Plain.

Six firefighting appliances, a rescue vehicle, an aerial appliance with a total of 28 staff were on the scene.

The quick reaction time of the fire crews resulted in the fire being contained to the theatre section of the hospital.

Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Jarmaine Carelse says all patients and staff were safely evacuated.