A fire broke out in the basement of a multi-storey hospital in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad city on Sunday, following which around 100 patients were evacuated from the facility as a precautionary measure, officials said.
#WATCH | Fire Officer Jayesh Khadiya, says “Fire broke out at the second basement of Rajasthan Hospital. We got a call around 4:30 am. The reason for fire is yet to be ascertained. Some renovation work was underway in the basement. There is no casualty reported, patients have… pic.twitter.com/GrcrcKoFg3
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As per preliminary information, the fire broke out at around 4.30 am in the basement of Rajasthan Hospital, located in city’s Sahibaug area, an official from Sahibaug police station said.
“Fire fighting teams are working to control the blaze. Smoke continues to emerge from the basement of the hospital where the fire broke out,” police inspector MD Champavat said.
“Nearly 100 patients have been evacuated from the multi-storey building as a precautionary measure,” he added.
The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained.
The hospital is run by a charitable trust.
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