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CT police probe arson case after Cape Gate Hospital fire

The blaze broke out on Monday night and initial reports suggest it started outside the training room on the first floor.

A City of Cape fire truck. Picture: Twitter/@cptfrs

CAPE TOWN - Arson is suspected following a fire at the Cape Gate Hospital.

The blaze broke out on Monday night and initial reports suggest it started outside the training room on the first floor.

A section of the hospital was evacuated, and two people were treated for smoke inhalation.

The police's Federick van Wyk said: “Police are investigating an arson case after a fire at a hospital. Circumstances around the incident are still under investigation. Anyone with any information about this incident is kindly requested to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.”

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