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Fire at Timaru Hospital's ICU unit

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An electrical fire at Timaru Hospital has been quickly contained by firefighters.

The fire, in a sterlisation unit in the hospital's intensive care unit, brought fire crews from Washdyke, Timaru and Temuka to the scene late on Monday morning.

It was put out with multiple fire extinguishers and crews are ventilating the area.

The ICU area was locked down for a short time and some patients evacuated.

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