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Fire Kills One at Budapest Hospital

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.04.06.

One person died of injuries sustained in a fire in Budapest’s St Margit hospital, the official website of the police said on Tuesday.

The fire erupted early in the morning on Tuesday, police.hu said. Furniture combusted in an 8sqm area of which the police have evacuated two people, the website said. One of them died later on Tuesday, it said.

Fire Extinguished in Hatvan Hospital's Covid Ward
Fire Extinguished in Hatvan Hospital's Covid Ward

A fire broke out in a Covid ward of the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Hatvan, eastern Hungary, early on Sunday, but caused no injuries, the hospital’s communications director told MTI. Krisztina Zelnik said a 28-bed, non-intensive care unit ward was evacuated. The building is being aired out and damages repaired, she said, adding that the […]Continue reading

The storey where the fire erupted was evacuated, and firefighters extinguished the fire before it could spread to other wards, the national disaster management authority said earlier.

Featured photo by Zoltán Mihádák/MTI