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37 patients evacuated after fire in St. Elisabethziekenhuis Zottegem

Zottegem, There is Monday night a fire in the Sint-Elisabethziekenhuis in Zottegem. The fire was quickly under control, but for the sake of smoke are 37 patient

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37 patients evacuated after fire in St. Elisabethziekenhuis Zottegem
Zottegem, There is Monday night a fire in the Sint-Elisabethziekenhuis in Zottegem. The fire was quickly under control, but for the sake of smoke are 37 patients internally moved. The fire was caused by a short circuit in a technical room on the fourth floor.

According to the Zottegemse mayor Jenne De Potter were the emergency services, around a quarter past two of the brand are notified. “Together, 37 patients from rooms adjoining corridors internally evacuated. Most of them are at the day hospital brought”, to light The Potter.

As were the medical and municipal contingency plan set up. “In the meantime, the situation is safe again, as is also evident from the CO measurements. Nobody fell in the fire and wounded.

One section is already in use

“We are committed to the two wards as soon as possible, to brushing, so that the patients back to their room. Section 4TH is now again in use taken. On the reopening of section 4F is in the course of the morning, a decision was taken,” says Valerie Monbaliu, communications officer of the clinic.

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