Dr Fong explains evacuation chaos

A National Fire Authority officer and a CWM laundry staff member at the CWM hospital laundry area in Suva on Monday, May 27, 2019. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

AS many as 117 patients were evacuated during the fire that broke out at the boiler area of the Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Suva on Sunday. Acting medical superintendent Dr James Fong said they evacuated patients, who were closest to the location of the fire, to reduce the risk of smoke inhalation. “When we […]

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