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Sea Point synagogue badly damaged in fire

Emergency crews responded to the blaze on Tuesday night and no injuries have been reported.

Firefighters extinguish a fire at a synagogue in Sea Point, Cape Town on 4 December 2018. Picture: Cape SA Jewish Board of Deputies/Facebook

CAPE TOWN - A synagogue in Sea Point has been badly damaged in a fire.

Emergency crews responded to the blaze on Tuesday night and no injuries have been reported.

A resident explains what she saw: “What was unbelievable was seeing them go into the fire to rescue our religious artefacts, our books, Torahs and all prayer artefacts.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

(Edited by Mihlali Ntsabo)