Patients moved in hospital fire

Many patients in the North West receive treatment for cancer at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry.

Many patients in the North West receive treatment for cancer at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry.

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The Western Trust is this morning assessing the damage caused by a fire that saw 20 patients evacuated from a ward at Derry’s Altnagelvin Hospital.

Around 30 firefighters tackled the small electrical blaze on the hospital’s seventh floor at 10pm on Tuesday and evacuated 20 patients.

The blaze, which lasted two hours, is thought to have started in an electrical switch room and the fire service said no-one was injured ion the blaze.

 

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