U.S. Fire Administration/Technical Report Series: Hospital Fire Kills Four Patients, Southside Regional Medical Center [open pdf - 586KB]
This technical report series looks at a hospital fire in Petersburg, VA that resulted in the death of four patients. Lessons learned from this fire include the importance of installing sprinkler and smoke detection systems throughout institutional facilities and the preparation of hospital staff as an integral part of fire protection.
United States Fire Administration (USFA). Posted here from Lessons Learned Information Sharing database (LLIS). Documents are for personal use only and copyright laws apply.
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