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Charlotte Maxeke Fire: Over 400 patients moved to other facilities

Charlotte Maxeke Fire: Over 400 patients moved to other facilities bombeleni.mavundza Sat, 04/17/2021 - 13:48 Teaser Media Paragraphs More than 400 patients have had to be transferred after a blaze at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital. Gauteng Premier David Makhura has visited the hospital to assess the damage. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403 JOHANNESBURG - More than 400 patients have had to be transferred after a blaze at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital. Gauteng Premier David Makhura has visited the hospital to assess the damage. Firefighters battled to contain the fire that started on Friday and flared up again overnight The hospital will also suspend services for a week as a precautionary measure to ensure that the building is assessed. READ: Charlotte Maxeke hospital temporarily closed - Makhura There is no loss of life as a result of the fire, but we must take precautionary measures because the smoke is going into the different wards, says Makhura. The temporary suspension is something that was not taken lightly, he adds. From the over 400 people that have been evacuated, over 270 are yet to be moved. Watch the video above for more details on this story


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