Hospital fire alert

Firefighters were called to Scarborough Hospital when smoke filled a ward. But the incident turned out to be just a faulty light fitting. 120407a Picture by Andrew Higgins
Firefighters were called to Scarborough Hospital when smoke filled a ward. But the incident turned out to be just a faulty light fitting. 120407a Picture by Andrew Higgins
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FIRE crews were called to Scarborough Hospital following reports of a smell of smoke in the North Building.

Firefighters from Green Watch were on the scene yesterday morning.

Crews found that a light fitting had caught fire but was out on arrival.

They did not need to take any action, apart from carrying out a number of safety checks at the scene.