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Noida's Metro Hospital fire: DM orders magisterial probe


NOIDA: Gautam Buddh Nagar District Magistrate BN Singh on Thursday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the fireplace incident at Metro Hospitals and Heart Institute in Noida.

"I have ordered a magisterial probe into the incident. The city magistrate has been asked to submit his report within 15 days," Singh told PTI.

A fireplace broke out on Thursday, trapping several folks throughout the multi-storeyed clinic building in Sector-12, officials said.

No casualty was reported within the incident, they said.

According to authorities, more than 60 folks had been throughout the clinic when the incident occurred. He said all had been protected.

"More than 40 patients have been shifted to Metro's another hospital," Singh said.

Around 10 hearth tenders had been rushed to spot and the location was brought beneath keep an eye on, hearth department officials said.


Gautam Buddh Nagar Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Arun Kumar Singh said the clinic did not renew its hearth licence from over 5 months.


The clinic authorities did not reply to repeated calls and textual content messages.


Staffers tried to help patients out of the building in Noida, a suburban town in Uttar Pradesh on the outskirts of the national capital.


Thick smoke might be observed billowing out of the building. People stood on ledges and on balconies as rescuers tried to reach them via smashing glass window panes.


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