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Patients and staff return to hospital wing after fire scare

Fire trucks at KEMH (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

Staff have returned to the General Wing at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital after it was evacuated for an hour yesterday afternoon.

Inpatients did not have to leave the building.

A Bermuda Hospitals Board spokeswoman said there had been a thorough check of the building after reports of a smell of smoke.

A spokesman for the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters attended the scene and were investigating.

According to BHB, the all-clear was given at 3.10pm after firefighters and building staff “did not find anything of concern”.

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Published August 04, 2021 at 7:54 am (Updated August 04, 2021 at 7:54 am)

Patients and staff return to hospital wing after fire scare

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