Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
12 JUL 2019 1:36PM by PIB Delhi
Immediate Measures taken to control the minor Fire Incident in ESIC Hospital, Basaidarapur

Immediate measures were taken to control the minor fire which broke out today morning at ESIC Hospital, Basaidarapur, Delhi. As per the information received from Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) all the technicians available in the Operation Theater (OT) took immediate steps to control the fire and the fire was doused by them immediately. In the meanwhile, all the patients in OT recovery were shifted in the wards and simultaneously all the staffs and technicians were also evacuated. Fire attendants were also called; however, they were not required to be pressed into service.


The ESIC Hospital, Basaidarapur remained functional during this minor incident and is open for services to its Insured Persons (IPs) and beneficiaries.


As per ESIC, a minor fire broke out due to short circuit in Pendant light of OT No. 3 in the morning at around 8.50 AM today in OT Block situated at 3rd floor of ESIC Hospital, Basaidarapur, Delhi.