Fire at Anantnag hospital, no casualty

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 - 12:33

Srinagar: A major fire broke out early this
morning at Anantnag District hospital but no casualty has been
reported in the incident, police said here.

The fire broke out at around 6 AM in one of the wards of
the hospital in Anantnag, 55 kms from here, following which
police and fire service personnel rushed to the spot and
evacuated all the patients and their attendants, they said.

No one was injured in the fire, they said, adding the
cause of the blaze is being ascertained.

Twelve fire tenders took four hours to douse the flames
which caused extensive damage to the ward and the laboratory
of the hospital.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 - 12:33

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