A fire broke out at ‘Well Treat COVID Hospital’ in Maharashtra’s Nagpur on Friday night where 4 people lost their lives. “The fire reportedly started from an AC unit of the ICU located on the second floor of the hospital. The blaze remained confined to that floor and did not spread further,” Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) chief fire officer Rajendra Uchke said, adding that it is a non-covid hospital.
Around 27 patients at the hospital were shifted to other hospitals.
Speaking on the matter, the police said they can’t comment on their (patients) health condition now. Meanwhile, efforts are underway to douse the flames.
Uchke said several fire tenders were rushed to the hospital and that it wasn’t treating any Covid-19 patients. “There were 10 patients on the second floor when the fire erupted. While six patients came out on their own, four others were rescued by the fire brigade personnel,” he said, according to PTI.