Four injured in fire at Victoria Hospital in Winnipeg

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Four people injured in fire at Victoria Hospital, Winnipeg

A fire was quickly brought under control at Victoria Hospital in Winnipeg on Monday.

In Winnipeg, a patient and three staff at the Victoria Hospital ;Victoria General Hospital were injured in a fire. On the sixth floor, 21 patients were evacuated from their rooms and transferred to another area of ​​the hospital.

Due to respect for patient privacy, the x27;Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) indicated by email that they could not provide further information as to the nature of their injuries.

The fire started. x27;was declared Monday, around 10:20 a.m., and was quickly extinguished, not without causing damage.

The sprinklers went off, causing flooding and electrical problems, according to a statement from the WRHA.

The flooding and electrical disturbances affected a few floors of the hospital.

< p class="e-p">The WRHA expects patients to be able to return to their respective rooms shortly.

Victoria Hospital remains open for anyone with an appointment or seeking care s medical.

Visitors cannot enter the facility at this time, but visits are expected to resume Tuesday morning.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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