Four patients died this morning after a fire broke out in a private hospital near Maharashtra’s Thane, an official said.
The blaze, which broke out in the Prime Criticare Hospital at Kausa in Mumbra at around 3.40 am, has now been brought under control. Three fire engines and five ambulances had been rushed to the spot.
Twenty patients were rescued from the hospital – six of them were in the ICU. The fire destroyed the first floor of the hospital, the official said, adding that there were no Covid patients at the facility.