|The fire breaks out at 2am. — Photo phapluatxahoi.vn
BINH PHUOC (VNS) — A major fire broke out at Binh Phuoc Hospital early morning today, destroying an estimated VND100 million (almost US$4,500) in medical equipment and medicines.
The fire started in the Internal Medicine Department and then spread to other rooms.
At 2 a.m., patients in the department heard a loud explosion in the medicine and equipment storage room. Immediately following the blast, some 60 frightened patients fled the department's wards.
Binh Phuoc Police and firefighters arrived quickly and extinguished the blaze.
The case is still under investigation. — VNS