No Injuries in Pärnu Hospital Fire

Photo: ERR
2/25/2011 9:30 AM

As the nation mourns the victims of last week's deadly fire at a Haapsalu foster care home, news has come of another fire, this one in a Pärnu hospital. No injuries were reported.

The fire broke out in a basement room in the early morning hours of February 25, reported. 

Hospital security guards reported the fire at 01:46 after their attempts to douse it failed. Rescue workers extinguished the blaze at 05:32.

Some patients were transferred to other wings of the facility after a thin smoke spread through the building.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

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