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Mystery As Large Fire Tears Through South Africa’s Parliament, Collapsing Roof And Gutting Floors

President Ramaphosa says a person is being questioned by authorities in relation to the fire By Ally Barnard and Jennifer Hauser A large fire tore through South Africa's parliament in Cape Town on Sunday, causing the roof of one building to collapse and gutting the chamber of the National Assembly. Images from the scene showed flames shooting out of the top of one building, sending plumes of thick black smoke into the sky above parliament and into neighboring streets. The fire broke out on Sunday morning and more than 12 hours later, dozens of firefighters were still working to bring the blaze under control.

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