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Police investigation reveals 8 patients died in Wadi hospital fire

PI Lalita Todase has told that according to this investigation, 4 patients had died in the hospital due to fire on 12 April.

Nagpur: In the month of April this year at Critical Care Centre and Well Treat Multispeciality Hospital, Wadi, The death toll due to the dangerous fire was 8, not 4, as told by the police at the outset.

This has been revealed in the investigation being done by the Wadi police station. According to PI Lalita Todase, this investigation is almost well completed. The PI Lalita Todase has told that according to this investigation, 4 patients had died in the hospital due to fire on the date of 12 April. She has said that other patients have been shifted to some other hospitals. Out of these, 4 patients have died due to treatment. And very soon a charge sheet will also be filed in this case.

The health of 4 patients who died later had deteriorated due to smoke in this dangerous fire, .

This hospital is running on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors of a commercial building, Pooja Chambers.

Family members of deceased

According to these figures available with the Fire and Emergency Services Department of Nagpur Municipal Corporation, this is the worst case of fire in the history of this district. “I do not remember at all any other incident of this horrific fire in which more than 2 people have been killed. In the year 2016, there was 1 very dangerous industrial explosion in 1 pharmaceutical company in Kempty Road, in which 12 persons were killed. But this fire was not the main reason at all. It seems to me that most of the deaths due to this fire have happened in the incident of Wadi Hospital itself.” he said.

Wadi Municipal Council sources have told that neither the collector’s office nor the government nor the hospital has given any compensation to the families of all these deaths.

Despite this closure notice issued by the District Civil Surgeon (CS) and the direction of the Wadi Municipal Council to demolish the building, this hospital is still operational.

According to the notice of Wadi Municipal Council, this building is not approved at all and there is a severe lack of fire NOC and system. According to Civil Surgeon, the validity of the certificate given to operate the hospital has also expired.

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