• Monday, Jun 24, 2019
  • Last Update : 03:03 pm

Fire at CMCH doused, no casualty

  • Published at 12:51 am May 21st, 2019
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File photo of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) Collected

CMCH provides healthcare services to over 2,500 patients every day

A fire broke out at the Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH). 

However, no casualty was reported in the fire that broke out on Monday night.

According to the Chittagong Fire Service, the fire broke out around 8:45pm at ward no. 322 of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit on the fifth floor of the hospital.

Jasim Uddin, deputy assistant director of Fire Service, said the fire was doused before the fire fighters could reach the hospital.

ASI Alauddin Talukder of the CMCH police outpost, said the fire broke out from the air condition of the operation theatre.

"The fire was put out immediately. There has been no casualty," he said.

The lone tertiary level hospital in the district with 1,313 beds, CMCH provides healthcare services to over 2,500 patients every day.