Chaos in hospital: Patients evacuated during boiler room fire; NFA to begin investigations

Patients and family evacuated from the maternity ward after the fire broke at the CWM Hospital yesterday. Picture: RAMA

A FIRE at the boiler room of the Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Suva left patients in a state of chaos and confusion, raising the question of the effectiveness of its evacuation plan in such events. Patients in the Children’s Ward, Maternity Unit and nearby wards were evacuated twice and eventually to temporary makeshift wards […]

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