WDAY.com |

North Dakota's #1 news website 10,650,498 page views — March 2014

Published April 25, 2013, 09:54 AM

Minneapolis hospital services interrupted by deli fire

MINNEAPOLIS — A smoky fire at a grocery and deli store in south Minneapolis has interrupted some services at neighboring Children's Hospital.

By: Associated Press, INFORUM

MINNEAPOLIS — A smoky fire at a grocery and deli store in south Minneapolis has interrupted some services at neighboring Children's Hospital.

Fire broke out at the Chicago Avenue Food and Deli about 3 a.m. Thursday. Fire officials say the hospital was forced to close its intake and ventilation system because of the wafting smoke.

Children's temporarily closed its outpatient clinics and delayed elective surgery, radiology and lab services. Hospital spokesman Justin Theodotou (thee-oh-DOH’-too) tells the Star Tribune (http://bit.ly/17WEUUu ) no patients or staff were harmed.

Firefighters had the fire under control by about 7 a.m.

___

Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com


Copyright © 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. The information contained in the AP News report may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without the prior written authority of The Associated Press.

Tags: