Patient sets fire in Tennessee hospital room


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No one was injured in the fire. Fire harmed the hospital space the patient was in and the medical equipment in the space.

” The nurses did a great task and acted quickly and securely extinguished the fire,” Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department Battalion Chief Jamie Bigelow told the Daily News Journal.

The patient set medical oxygen on fire. Nurses extinguished the fire, but smoke distributed throughout the emergency department, according to Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department officials.
The fire department had the ability to consist of the smoke to the ED and used fans to eject the smoke..

Alia Paavola –
Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

A client started a fire at Murfreesboro, Tenn.-based Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital this weekend, triggering some damage to the center, according to the Daily News Journal.