Four patients killed in Kosiv hospital fire

Source : 112 Ukraine

The explosion occurred in one of the wards of the intensive care unit of the hospital
16:57, 29 December 2021

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Four people died, three more were hospitalized as a result of a fire in the intensive care unit of Kosiv Central District Hospital in Ivano-Frankivsk region late on Tuesday, December 28, head of Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration Svitlana Onischuk said.

"Four people died. According to preliminary information, one person died from Covid-19 disease, and three people died from fire," Onischuk said.

She added that another three people were injured. They were sent to Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Clinical Hospital.

"They are provided with a full range of assistance," the head of the Regional State Administration said.

She also stressed that all emergency services of the city work in an emergency mode.

As we reported earlier, in the center of Kyiv, on the Lva Tolstoho street, 67, on the second floor of the office and warehouse building, a fire broke out.

The spread of the fire was facilitated by certain substances that were in the room, such as aroma oils and aroma lamps. Their burning could not be extinguished with water, so the fire was extinguished with foam. The fire was extinguished at 15:32. The fire broke out in an area of about 200 square meters.

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