Fire breaks out in Post Graduate Institute of Paediatric Sciences
BRIEFS: By the time Three fire tenders reached the spot, hospital employees had controlled the blaze using fire extinguishers
- Published 26.02.20, 2:44 AM
- Updated 26.02.20, 2:44 AM
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A fire broke out in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of the Post Graduate Institute of Paediatric Sciences in Phoolbagan on Tuesday afternoon. “We had to shift 19 newborns from NICU, on the second floor of the Annexe building, to another place as smoke filled the room,” said Sanat Kumar Ghosh, the principal of the state’s only referral paediatric hospital. Three fire tenders reached the spot. By the time they reached the spot, hospital employees had controlled the blaze using fire extinguishers. “An electrical short circuit in a C-PAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) gadget, which was being used for a newborn inside NICU, seems to have caused the fire,” an official in the fire and emergency services department said.
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