VEREENIGING - An abandoned hospital in Leeuhof, Vereeniging, burned down on Tuesday. According to the Vaal Journal, the former hospital in Van Riebeeck Street, known as Vereeniging 21, caught fire early on Tuesday morning. The building has been used as a shelter for the poor over the past few years, but these people have now been left homeless. According to reports, the fire was allegedly started by drug addicts. The 90.6 FM News Team understands from videos received that firefighters from the Emfuleni Local Municipality were on the scene to bring the fire under control.