Staff At Beaumont Hospital Ext...


Staff At Beaumont Hospital Extinguish Fire At The Facility

Joe Caulfield
Joe Caulfield

05:50 5 Jun 2024

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Staff at Beaumont Hospital came to the rescue when a fire broke out at the facility this morning.

In a statement Dublin Fire Brigade said it was called at 7am to reports of a fire in Beaumont Hospital.

On the arrival of firefighters, hospital staff had extinguished a fire and crews in breathing apparatus used positive pressure fans to ventilate the area of smoke.

The incident was concluded by 8am, with all Dublin Fire Brigade resources leaving the scene.

On call services in the Emergency Department were temporarily suspended.

In a statement Beaumont Hospital said:

“An unanticipated incident occurred in Beaumont Hospitals’ Emergency Department at circa 06:45 this morning which gave rise to a temporary suspension of on-call services as a necessary contingency measure.  The Hospital is pleased to advise that the incident has been safely managed with services resuming as normal from 10am.  Beaumont Hospital would like to convey it’s thanks to the public and affiliate hospital sites for their co-operation and understanding.”

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