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No one hurt in electrical fire at Des Peres hospital


St. Louis, MO – About 20 patients were evacuated at Des Peres Hospital last night (Tue), after an electrical fire broke out.

It happened about 10:30 last night; the fire began in a storage closet on the fourth floor. There were no flames but a lot of smoke.

Patients near the site of the fire were evacuated to the main lobby, but were able to return to their rooms by 1:30 this morning.

Some cleanup continues today, but otherwise, everything is back to normal.


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