Patients requiring ventilators were moved to designated areas, ensuring their continued care
Chandigarh, October 10, 2023: As per media reports, a fire broke out at Nehru Hospital in the PGI here around Monday midnight.
According to the news published in The Tribune, the fire is suspected to have started following a short circuit in a computer room.
However, the quick response from the hospital’s staff prevented any loss of life.
Hospital residents, faculty, administrators and engineering personnel were deployed in evacuating the patients from the affected old building. Firefighters were on the scene to control the blaze, which was brought under control.
VIDEO | A fire broke out at PGI’s Nehru Hospital in Chandigarh late last night. More details are awaited.
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The patients requiring ventilators were moved to designated areas, ensuring their continued care. A total of 415 patients, including pregnant women and children, were relocated to other wards. -The Tribune reported.