Fire doused in Karapitiya Radiology Unit

A tense situation erupted at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital following a fire that erupted at its Cancer Ward at around 7 p.m. yesterday.

Hospital Director Dr.S.P.U.M.Ranga said that the fire had erupted at the Radiology Unit of the Cancer ward.

Dr.Ranga said that the fire had begun from an air conditioner of the Radiology Unit and patients in adjacent wards were moved out with the onset of fire. However, he said that hospital staff managed in dousing the fire. Sources said flames were spotted when fire engines of the Galle Municipal reached the hospital.



by Daily News Sri Lanka

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