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Smoke causes evacuation of Atlanta hospital

Hospital Safety Insider, September 25, 2014

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A portion of a hospital in Marietta, Georgia was evacuated Sept. 16 after a fire was reported on the third floor, according to a report from WSB-TV.

Firefighters were called to Windy Hill Hospital at about 9 a.m. after the fire was reported, which apparently was caused by an electrical short, according to fire officials quoted in the report.

The third floor of the hospital was evacuated, and patients were allowed back inside after the evacuation order was lifted about 30 minutes later, reports said.

 



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