Fire outbreak at Durban hospital laboratory


A screenshot from a video taken by an employee from a lab at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban on Friday after a fire broke out on the second floor.

On Friday morning, there was a fire outbreak at a laboratory at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital but has now been put off.

β€œThe fire has been extinguished. No one was injured and rescuers are assessing the extent of the damage,” they said.

In a video posted on social media, one of the employees from the lab was referring to the intensity of the fire, and reiterated that her video was not really expressing how bad the fire outbreak is.

Provincial health spokesperson Agiza Hlongwane was not available for comment at the moment.

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