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Fire in Covid-19 ward at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok - no injuries after evacuation


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Bangkok Noi police alerted fire services after fire broke out in a storeroom on the eighth floor of the Atsadang Building at Siriraj Hospital yesterday, reported INN.


Ten fire engines attended as black smoke billowed from an area used to store equipment and spare beds attached to a Covid-19 ward.


The fire was successfully brought under control in ten minutes. 


Patients in the building were evacuated to an adjacent building and field hospital and there were no injuries. 


An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire. 


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