Visitor restrictions in place at Waterford Hospital after fire

Visitor restrictions have been put in place at Waterford Hospital in St. John’s following a fire at the facility yesterday.

Eastern Health says the fire occurred in one of the hospital’s inpatient units around 5 p.m.

There are no casualties.

Patients in the affected unit have been moved to other areas of the hospital and next of kin have been notified.

At this time, people are asked not to visit the facility. An update on the situation is expected later today.

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