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No injuries after Florida hospital catches fire

Hospital Safety Insider, April 14, 2016

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Fire crews fought a blaze that broke out at a hospital in Largo, Fla., on April 14, according to a report from WFLA-TV.

According to the report, the fire, which broke out at the Largo Regional Medical Center's Indian Rocks Road campus, was caused while roofers were working above the emergency room. Apparently, insulation caught fire, causing a strong odor of smoke to fill the emergency room, which was not busy at the time.

Patients had to be moved within the hospital, but no one was evacuated. The fire was quickly extinguished with no injuries reported, according to the report.

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