Fire at Children’s Hospital

Phnom Penh: A fire broke out on the second-floor of the National Pediatric Hospital, with a large number of materials and some patient documents damaged. 

The incident occurred at 9:45 pm on October 27, 2018, at the building on Street 110, Village 14, Teuk Laak 1, Toul Kork.

According to a team of doctors working in the room, before the incident, they heard a loud explosion,  smoke and flames. The building was evacuated by doctors, staff patients and visitors.

Immediately, two fire trucks from two Toul Kork arrived at the scene to prevent the fire from spreading to other rooms, and the flames were put out.

In this case, there were no injuries or deaths, only damage to materials and some documents. The cause is believed to by faulty electrical wiring.

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