Fire breaks out in Ludhiana hospital

, 4:04 PM IST

Ludhiana: A fire broke out at Mohan Dai Cancer Hospital in Sherpur locality here in the wee hours today.

All the patients admitted to the hospital were immediately removed to safer places, he said.

“Smoke was noticed at around 1.30 AM after which six fire tenders were rushed to the spot to contain the fire,” Fire Officer Raj Kumar said.

It took about two hours to bring the fire under control, the officer said, adding that the cause is yet to be ascertained.