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PARTIAL EVACUATION OF ST MARY’S FOLLOWING FIRE ALERT

Part of St Mary’s Hospital in Newport was evacuated shortly after 10:00 this morning (Friday) over fire fears.

Patients and staff were ushered out of the X-Ray, fracture clinic and cafe areas after a burning smell was reported.

1 appliance from Newport Fire Station attended the scene and the source of the alert was located.

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The all clear was given and the ground floor was reopened less than an hour later.

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