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Report: Children's hospital's cabling could trigger fire

September 27, 2019

The yet unopened Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh has problems with the air handling units, according to an article on the Scottish Sun website.

The hospital's cabling could trigger a fire, the article said.

The issues could lead to smoke and fumes entering clinical areas in the facility, according to a report.

The issue comes after claims that the hospital had serious drainage and ventilation problems.

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