Charlotte Maxeke hospital temporarily closed - Makhura

Charlotte Maxeke hospital will shut down for seven days. More than 400 patients have had to be transferred after a fire at the facility on Friday. #DStv403#eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - Charlotte Maxeke hospital will shut down for seven days.

More than 400 patients have had to be transferred after a fire at the facility on Friday.

Gauteng Premier David Makhura is visiting the Charlotte Maxeke hospital in Johannesburg this morning to assess fire damage. Firefighters have been battling to contain a blaze that started yesterday and flared up again last night. Scores of patients are being moved to other facilities. Courtesy #DStv403

Gauteng Premier David Makhura, who visited the hospital, says the fire is not out, yet.

READ: Firefighters battle blaze at Charlotte Maxeke hospital

Firefighters battled through the night to contain a fire at the hospital.

Structural engineers will conduct an assessment of the damage.

Watch Gauteng Premier David Makhura address the media in the video above.

Source
eNCA

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