ST LUCIA – Hospital on fire

Firefighters are currently battling a raging fire at the Soufriere Hospital in the town of Soufriere.

There is no word yet of any death of injuries.

Emergency officials received news of the fire at 7:01 p.m.

An eyewitness said the fire is “spreading rapidly”.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Unconfirmed reports are that the entire maternity wing has been destroyed.

This is the second time within a few weeks that the hospital is being affected by a fire. However, by witness accounts this one is by far the most extensive.

Services were relocated to Etangs Wellness Centre due to a fire in the records room of the hospital  in the early hours of Thursday, November 9. (St Lucia News Online)

16 Responses to ST LUCIA – Hospital on fire

  1. Janelle Marshall
    Janelle Marshall December 2, 2017 at 9:25 pm

    I pray everyone was evacuated safely

  2. Cladia Collymore
    Cladia Collymore December 2, 2017 at 9:27 pm

    So sad I do hope all gets out safe

  3. Cynthia Bee
    Cynthia Bee December 2, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    Wow wow Be safe

  4. Cheryl Alleyne-Brooks
    Cheryl Alleyne-Brooks December 2, 2017 at 9:35 pm

    Scary I pray every one is ok

  5. Krystle Howell
    Krystle Howell December 2, 2017 at 9:35 pm

    God have his mercy and pray everyone makes it out safely!

  6. Sandra Bailey
    Sandra Bailey December 2, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    Sad l do hope be safe.

  7. Hazel Patterson
    Hazel Patterson December 3, 2017 at 1:22 am

    Clare Raymond

  8. Hazel Patterson
    Hazel Patterson December 3, 2017 at 1:23 am

    Daniella Raymond

  9. janette reifer December 3, 2017 at 2:11 am

    I have worked in a hospital. I can’t imagine a hospital on fire.
    How all is safe from harm.

  10. Alex Alleyne December 3, 2017 at 6:18 am

    2nd fire within 2 weeks. A set of people will/should be fired. Let us hope that all got out safely.
    A new “plant is SERIOUS DOLLARD” and these are tuff times.
    CDB ?????

  11. Alex Alleyne December 3, 2017 at 6:31 am


  12. jrsmith December 3, 2017 at 7:11 am

    Fires all over the place , destroying records , this doesn’t look clean , call in investigators from overseas…………….

  13. Valerie Chapman
    Valerie Chapman December 3, 2017 at 7:37 am

    Oh no!

  14. Aleisha Crichlow
    Aleisha Crichlow December 3, 2017 at 9:21 am

    This is very sad I hope there have not been any fatalities.

  15. Denise Morris
    Denise Morris December 3, 2017 at 12:50 pm

    God save these ppl mercy

  16. milli watt December 3, 2017 at 4:05 pm

    Caribbean in turmoil………now the cause is what I want to know about


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