The fire in the hospital in Ružinov in Bratislava was located and extinguished. This was confirmed for TASR by Eva Kliská, a spokeswoman for the University Hospital in Bratislava.
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Ružinov Hospital in the illustration.
“The fire broke out in the back of the ARO department on the first floor. There are no patients in this area, it is intended only for staff, “the spokeswoman specified. According to her, the fire did not endanger people’s lives and health. No evacuation was required.
“Patients and hospital staff are out of danger and the operation of the hospital continues in normal operation,” she said, adding that the causes of the fire were being investigated.
The fire in the nurses’ room and balcony on the first floor of the hospital was reported on Thursday shortly before 8 pm. Employees tried to put out the fire until the firefighters arrived. 16 firefighters with four pieces of equipment intervened on the spot.