Fire breaks out in West Delhi hospital, six patients rescued

Published: Jul 12, 2019, 11:05 IST | mid-day online desk

The fire broke out in the ceiling of the operation theatre on the third floor of the hospital

Fire breaks out in West Delhi hospital, six patients rescued
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Six people have been rescued after a fire broke out at the Employees' State Insurance Model Hospital in the Basai Darapur locality in Delhi on Friday, fire officials said.

No one was injured in the blaze, they said. The fire department said they received a call about the blaze at 9.10 am, after which six fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

The fire broke out in the ceiling of the operation theatre on the third floor of the hospital after which six patients were rescued to safety, Atul Garg, Chief fire officer said.

The fire was brought under control by 9.25 am, the fire official added. The cause of the fire is being ascertained, the officer said.

In a similar incident, a minor fire broke out on the ground floor of a building where an examination was being held in Dwarka on Sunday, Delhi Fire Service said. No injury was reported, they said. The fire department said they received a call about the incident around 11.36 am, following which six fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

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Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from Agencies

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