Quick response after fire breaks out at at Dr Block High School Hostel In Heidedal

12 January 2019 | From Arrive Alive


At about 20:45, Dr Block High School Hostel In Heidedal was reported to be on Fire. The joint Emergency Services responded to the scene for patient care, rescue and extinguishing of fire. No burn wounds were reported except smoke inhalation which were transported to Casualty of Pelonomi Hospital for further treatment.

The joint Emergency Services successfully brought the situation under control. Only 9 patients were eventually transported to Pelonomi Hospital for smoke inhalation.

All students at the Dr. Block school hostel have been fully accounted for. Out of a total of 135 students. 9 has been transported to hospital and the remaining 126 are at the school hostel.

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