February 18, 2024
Fire at Dr Ambedkar Hospital in Mumbai, Vikhroli East
Maharashtra Fire India

Fire at Dr Ambedkar Hospital in Mumbai, Vikhroli East

Fire at Dr Ambedkar Hospital in Mumbai, Vikhroli East

Fire at Dr Ambedkar Hospital in Mumbai, Vikhroli East

A fire broke out at Dr Ambedkar Hospital in the Vikhroli East area of Mumbai. The fire incident occurred around 1:47 am, and fire tenders were deployed to the scene. The flames were successfully extinguished by 2:25 am.

Fortunately, there were no reported casualties or injuries. Six patients from the hospital, Shivaji Dhele (65), Vimal Tiwari (60), Yashodabai Rathod (58), Kantaprasad Nirmal (75), Arun Haribhagat (64), and Sushmita Ghokshe (23), were evacuated and shifted to Rajawadi Hospital in the Rajawadi area of Ghatkopar.

The fire was localized to the main cable of the air suction motor in the ICU on the ground floor and the three upper floors. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Key Points:

  • A fire broke out at Dr Ambedkar Hospital in Vikhroli East, Mumbai.
  • The fire call was received at 1:47 am, and fire tenders were dispatched to the scene.
  • The flames were successfully extinguished by 2:25 am.
  • No casualties or injuries were reported in the incident.
  • Six patients were evacuated and shifted to Rajawadi Hospital.
  • The fire was confined to the main cable of the air suction motor in the ICU.
  • Cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The incident emphasizes the prompt response of firefighting authorities to mitigate the fire at Dr Ambedkar Hospital, ensuring the safety of patients and staff. Investigations will reveal the precise cause of the fire.

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