Life Chatsmed Hospital destroyed by fire, patients evacuated
Chatsmead Hospital has been badly damaged after a fire broke out in one of the wards in the early hours of this Sunday morning.
Emer-G-Med, Netcare 911, Blue Security, EThekwini Fire and Rescue Services as well as numerous other emergency personnel, responded to reports of a fire at Life Chatsmed Gardens Hospital in Chatsworth South of Durban in the early hours of this Sunday morning.
Reports from the scene are that a fire broke out in one of the wards and quickly spread to other wards leading to an evacuation.
No injuries were sustained, however considerable damage was caused by the fire.
This is a developing story.
Update: 9 patients evacuated after Chatsmed Hospital ward catches fire
Chatsmed Hospital on fire pic.twitter.com/FoD2mJVIdW
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