Review of safety in hospitals ordered in Maha

Mumbai: Taking a serious view of the devastating fire in a private hospital in Kolkata, Maharashtra government on Friday asked its Fire Safety Department to review the arrangements at the government and private hospitals in the state.

Health Minister Suresh Shetty said, the Fire safety Department will review the fire safety arrangements at the state-run hospitals and submit its report immediately.

He said the step has been taken in view of the fire in Kolkata hospital which killed 70 patients early this morning.