Hospital evacuated after fire breaks out in second floor room

The Princess Royal Hospital was evacuated after a fire broke out this afternoon (Thursday July 21).

Thursday, 21st July 2016, 6:21 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 1:55 am
Princess Royal Hospital evacuated after fire.

Four crews attended the fire at the Haywards Heath hospital at about 3.50pm.

A spokesman for the fire service said a small fire started in a plant room on the second floor of the building.

It was extinguished using a CO2 fire extinguisher. No-one was injured.

Princess Royal Hospital evacuated after fire.

Three crews from Haywards Heath and a crew from Burgess Hill attended the incident.

The fire was treated as an accident and firefighters left the scene at 4.30pm.

The hospital is now running as normal, the fire service added.

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