Four dead, several injured in a massive fire erupted at Well Treat hospital in Wadi, Amravti road Nagpur on Friday late evening.
According to the primary information the fire reportedly started from AC unit of ICU at second floor. This private hospital was currently treating the COVID-19 patients. Around 27 patients were shifted to other hospital due to safety precautions.
On recieving the information, one fire tender from wadi fire station, one fire tender from MIDC fire brigade, three fire tenders from Nagpur Municipal Corporation Fire and emergency services dept and one Turntable ladder Responded to the call.
Meanwhile, many other patients were safely evacuated by fire personnel along with police and staff of the hospital.
Chief fire officer ,Nagpur Municipal Corporation Rajendra Uchake Station officer Tushar Barahate, Fireman sharad dandekar, Rupesh manke,Shalik kothe, Shembekar Driver sunil Dongre participated in rescue operation.
Fire officer of Wadi Nagar parishad Rohit Shelare along with his team were first to reach the spot.
Fire was confined to second floor only .
Staff of hospital tried to put out the fire with the help of fire extinguisher but could not succeed.
Fire fighting and rescue operation was completed by 21.30 hrs, sources informed.
Further details awaited. With 6489 fresh COVID-19 cases on Friday, Nagpur district has recorded the highest number of positive cases due to the dreaded virus so far. This figure is the season’s highest count.
Fire at Nagpur’s Covid hospital, 3 dead, several injured
At least 3 people have died and several are injured after a fire broke out at ‘Will Treat COVID Hospital’ in Maharashtra’s Nagpur. The hospital is situated at Nagpur’s Amravati road.
At least 3 people have died and several are injured after a fire broke out at ‘Well Treat’ Covid Hospital in Maharashtra’s Nagpur. The hospital is situated at Nagpur’s Amravati road.
As soon as the fire broke out, around 27 patients at the hospital were shifted to other hospitals.
Speaking on the matter, the police said they can’t comment on their (patients) health condition now. Meanwhile, efforts are underway to douse the flames.
As per initial information, the fire erupted at around 8:40 pm due to a short-circuit in the AC.
Earlier on March 26, at least 10 people were killed after a fire broke out at a private COVID-19 hospital in Mumbai’s Bhanup area.
According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Prashant Kadam, around 22 fire tenders reached the hospital to douse the flames. As many as 76 COVID-19 patients were admitted to the hospital, which is located on the third floor of a mall.
Four killed in fire at Well Treat Hospital in Nagpur
Nagpur: Four persons including a woman were killed on Friday night after a major fire fire broke out at Wadi based Well Treat Hospital.
The Fire Department received a call at around 8 pm. The fire reportedly started from AC unit of the ICU located on the second floor of the four storey building. Acting swiftly on the call one fire tender from Wadi Fire Station, MIDC Fire Brigade were rushed to the spot. Three Fire Tenders from Nagpur Municipal Corporation Fire and Emergency Services Department and one Turntable Ladder responded to the call, said Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Rajendra Uchake and added, “Most of the patients and hospital staff were safely evacuated by Fire personnel along with Nagpur Police. Unfortunately, four casualties were reported in the incident,” he added.
Fire officer of Wadi Municipal Council Rohit Shelare along with his team were first to reach the spot. Fire was confined to second floor only. Staff of hospital tried to put out the fire with the help of fire extinguisher but could not succeed. Fire fighting and rescue operation was completed by 9:30 pm.
CFO Rajendra Uchake, Station Officer Tushar Barahate, Fireman Sharad Dandekar, Rupesh Manke, Shalik Kothe, Shembekar, driver Sunil Dongre participated in the rescue operation.
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