Only about 10 to 15 people were evacuated for about 20 minutes this morning while fire crews quickly doused the flames, he said.
“We had a small electrical fire on the roof of our facility, it was isolated to a small section,” Tryon told the Journal-News. “Out of precaution we did evacuate some of our physician office space but our emergency department remained open and is open now. We’ve been given the all clear.”
Crews responded to Kettering Health Network Middletown on the report of a roof fire on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020.
Tryon said the location of the fire “did not pose a risk” to the people in the emergency room. There is no smoke or fire damage to the inside of the building, just a “little water leaking in “
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According to emergency dispatch traffic, crews remain on the scene to clean up the site. Duke Energy crews are also responding to work on any possible electrical issues, according to dispatch traffic.
Crews responded to Kettering Health Network Middletown on the report of a roof fire on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. NICK GRAHAM / STAFF