Shimla: Massive fire at IGMC Hospital, no casualties reported
A massive fire broke out at the cafeteria of the new Outpatient Department (OPD) building of Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMC) in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on Thursday, reported Times Of India. According to reports, no casualties were reported during the incident. The Fire Department said the firefighters managed to control the blaze after several efforts.
Video of fire breaking out at the OPD block
Former CM Jairam Ramesh demands high-level probe
Following the incident, former CM Jairam Ramesh visited the spot and demanded a high-level probe. He added that a case had been registered regarding the matter. Meanwhile, Chief Parliamentary Secretary (Health) Sanjay Awasthi directed authorities to take strict action against the cafeteria operator. Reports said the fire began due to a gas leakage and later spread quickly after a cylinder blast.Share this timeline