Coventry & Warwickshire

Hospital evacuated after fire in Coventry

Forty patients were taken from Coventry's University Hospital after a small fire broke out in a nearby building.

Nine fire engines attended the scene after the call out on Friday afternoon.

Three wards were evacuated as a precaution while the fire on a roof of a two-storey plant room next door to the hospital was extinguished.

The fire service said the blaze was dealt with quickly.

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