Advertisement
Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

Watch: Minor Fire Breaks Out At AIIMS Hospital In Delhi, Fire Tenders Rushed To Spot

A call was received at 5.04 am about a blaze in the operation theatre (OT) of Emergency Department and seven fire tenders were rushed to AIIMS

Watch: Minor Fire Breaks Out At AIIMS Hospital In Delhi, Fire Tenders Rushed To Spot
The fire was brought under control very quickly.
Watch: Minor Fire Breaks Out At AIIMS Hospital In Delhi, Fire Tenders Rushed To Spot
outlookindia.com
2021-06-28T12:10:18+05:30

A minor fire was reported at the main emergency ward of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi in the early hours of today. No injuries were reported in the incident. A call was received at 5.04 am about a blaze in the operation theatre (OT) of Emergency Department and seven fire tenders were rushed to AIIMS, Delhi Fire Service Director Atul Garg said.

The fire was brought under control very quickly.

According to police, a PCR call was received at Hauz Khas police station at around 5.15 am about the blaze and on reaching AIIMS, sparking and smoke was observed in a dummy room near the casualty area.

Watch video:

Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Atul Kumar Thakur said, "All the patients in the vicinity were evacuated. Seven fire brigade vehicles reached at the spot and extinguished the fire."

The situation is now normal and under control, and there is neither any casualty nor any injury to any person, he said.

Casualty area has been reopened for patients, the police said, adding an investigation is underway to ascertain the exact cause of the blaze.

Another minor blaze was reported at Safdarjung hospital, fire officials said.

A call was received at 7.58 am about a fire near the canteen area of the hospital. Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot, said Garg.

The fire broke out in an underground cable. It was brought under control very quickly and no injuries were reported, he said.

With PTI inputs

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

India Needs To Speed Up Vaccination In View Of Omicron: Top Virologist Shahid Jameel

India Needs To Speed Up Vaccination In View Of Omicron: Top Virologist Shahid Jameel

Eminent virologist Shahid Jameel speaks to Outlook about the new Covid variant Omicron and its implications.

Omicron: 'We Should Be Very Concerned', Says Virologist T Jacob John

Omicron: 'We Should Be Very Concerned', Says Virologist T Jacob John

Dr Jacob John spoke to Outlook on why India should be concerned about the new Omicron variant of Covid-19 and things need to be done.

1st Test, Day 5 LIVE: PAK Need 93 Runs To Beat BAN

1st Test, Day 5 LIVE: PAK Need 93 Runs To Beat BAN

Follow Day 5 live updates and cricket scores of the first Test between Bangladesh vs Pakistan, being played in Chattogram.

India Reaches Out To African Nations Affected By Omicron Variant Of Covid-19

India Reaches Out To African Nations Affected By Omicron Variant Of Covid-19

India has expressed solidarity with the African nations affected by Omicron and said it is ready to step in with aid.

Advertisement