Smoke in AMRI hospital
Kolkata: Smoke billowed again Thursday morning
from the AMRI Hospital, where 93 people were choked to death
earlier this month, but the situation was soon brought under
control by fire brigade personnel.
Helium gas leaked from an MRI machine at the hospital
leading to the smoke and it was brought under control, fire
brigade sources said.
Fire tenders were called at 8.50 am after the smoke was
noticed emanating from the annexe building, where a fire
broke out on December 9 leading to the death of 90 patients
and three staff members.
Three fire tenders brought the situation under control
and capped the source of gas that came from the machine before
noon, the sources said.
Fire brigade experts were examining whether there was any
further danger from the machine or the helium gas to the
residents in the neighbourhood.
AMRI Dhakuria remained closed since the fire and the
consequent smoke caused the biggest hospital tragedy in the
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