In a hospital in Rome after the fire to evacuate patients

CC BY-SA 2.0 / Roberto Ferrari / Fire in Italianogame in Italy. Archival photoIn a hospital in Rome after the fire to evacuate patientsCC BY-SA 2.0 / Roberto Ferrari / Fire in Italy

About 400 patients hospital Villa San Pietro in Rome evacuated after fire and short circuit, was reported in the Italian fire service.

The fire was reported about four hours Saturday morning. It was accompanied by strong smoke. According to preliminary data, the smoke spread including the intensive care unit. All the patients had time to withdraw from the institution.

«Because of the lack of electricity in the hospital of San Pietro at the moment, about 400 patients are transported to other institutions. Firefighters work at the scene,» — said in Twitter the fire service.

#Roma incendio ospedale San Pietro aggiornamento #3nov 10:00: per la mancanza di energia elettrica, circa 400 pazienti stanno per essere trasferiti in altre strutture. I #vigilidelfuoco sono impegnati nella movimentazione all’interno della struttura

— Vigili del Fuoco (@emergenzavvf) November 3, 2018.

No injuries were reported.

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