Second fire at JB hospital

JOHOR BARU: A second fire is believed to have occurred at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) here, this time at the operation theatre in its emergency and trauma ward.

Hospital staff wearing blue-coloured uniforms as well as patients were seen rushing out of the trauma ward.

According to a volunteer, smoke was seen coming out of the operation room located in the first floor of the building.

A fire engine was seen entering the hospital grounds and hospital staff, patients, and public were asked to evacuate the area.

This is the second time that a fire has happened at HSA in the space of two days.

It is believed that it was a small fire and the situation is now under control.