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Ex-patient accused of setting Houston hospital building on fire

Hospital Safety Insider, September 3, 2015

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Police are investigating after a patient who was discharged from Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston apparently returned to the building and started a fire September 3, according to a report from KPRC-TV.

The fire, which broke out around 1 a.m., was not severe, and most of the damage was caused by the sprinkler system, according to the report. Police sources in the report said the man, who was not identified, broke into the hospital's professional building and started the fire.

According to the report, the man was arrested and could face arson charges.

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