Manchester cancer center fire sparks patient evacuation

April 28, 2017

Patients were evacuated from a Cancer Research UK Institute in Manchester as a fire blazed on the roof of a cancer research center, according to an article on the Yahoo website.

No patients or staff were harmed in the fire, a hospital spokesperson said.

Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said the fire involved a three-story office block and labs.

All areas associated with the institute, including patient areas, were evacuated. The center does not house patients, but is attached to the main hospital and is close to a daycare treatment unit.

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