Kolkata: A case of fire in Kolkata Medical College Hospital has emerged. After getting information about the incident, 10 vehicles of fire brigade have reached the spot and relief work is on. On receiving the information of the fire, 250 patients in the hospital have been taken out. It is being told that the fire started from the drug store. There is no news of casualties in any of this incident so far.
There are many buildings in the Kolkata Medical College and after the fire, many patients admitted here are pulled out of the building in the stretcher. Many patients removed from the hospital have been admitted from the ambulance to other hospitals. Many patients were seen lying vacant in the hospital building. However, it is not clear now that all the patients have been taken out of the hospital. Kolkata National Medical College is one of the oldest hospitals in the city. This college was established in 1948.
It is being told that smoke was seen rising around 7.30 am in the medical shop located in the hospital. As soon as the information was received, the people of West Bengal Disaster Management also reached the Medical College and took up the relief work.
It is noteworthy that in December 2011, 92 people were killed in a fire at AMRI Hospital in Dhakuria, Kolkata. It was reported that the hospital did not follow the fire safety rules.