Fire broke out at AIIMS, none hurt

A massive fire broke out at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on February 1. 10 fire tenders were pressed on the spot as soon as the fire was reported. No injuries were reported in this incident. Fire tenders managed to douse off the flames and evacuate everyone efficiently. The cause of the fire is not ascertained yet.

The fire broke in the electric panel on the ground floor of the AIIMS Cardio-Neuro Centre. The fire was noticed in the evening on Saturday. A press release from the hospital stated, “As a precautionary measure, the patients were temporarily shifted. Patients are being shifted back to their respective wards.”  The hospital’s microbiology lab completely gutted in fire resulting in loss of a large number of blood samples. The fire was noticed at early stages which lead to less damage in the premises and no injuries due to the mishap.

Another incident of fire at AIIMS was reported in the past few months. A large section of the Hospital’s pre-clinical and teaching block with the microbiology lab was gutted in fire in August 2019. The incident shows the lack of arrangement of the hospital authority for fire-related incidents.

The analysts at CyberTech Risk Center generated constant alerts on this incident with moderate impact. This helped their clients take alternative travel routes to maintain continuity in business. The analysts closely monitored the situation providing its clients with timely alerts about the same which helped them take business continuity measures and ensure employee safety in time. We at Cybertech’s Risk Center cover Structure Fire, Explosion, Industrial Fire, High Rise Fire, and Vehicle Fire under the ‘Fire’ category at Pan India label.


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