Ahmedabad, September 10: A massive fire broke out at the pediatric ward of Shree Sir Sayaji General (SSG) Hospital in Vadodara in Gujarat on Tuesday. According to a tweet by ANI, all the children have been safely shifted from the ward. As soon as the incident was reported, fire engines were rushed to the spot. According to reports, the fire fighting operations are currently underway. No casualties has been reported so far. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. Surat: Huge Fire at Coaching Centre; 19 Students Dead, 8 Injured; Watch Horrific Video.
A similar incident was reported in August where a major fire broke out at a textile factory in Pandesara in Surat. The blaze took place at around 5:30 AM in the boiler section of Mayur Silk textile mills.
Here's the tweet:
Gujarat: A fire has broken out at the paediatric ward of Shree Sir Sayaji General (SSG) Hospital in Vadodara. All the children have been safely shifted from the ward. Fire fighting operations are underway. pic.twitter.com/WZ5hkVMUpS
— ANI (@ANI) September 10, 2019
In April, a major blaze erupted at an oil mill in Chandisar area in Gujarat's Banaskantha district due to short-circuit. Earlier this month, at least five persons were killed in a major fire that broke out an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) gas processing plant in Mumbai. Following the incident, the gas has been diverted to a plant at the Hazira plant in Gujarat.