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At least one killed after fire breaks out in hospital near Paris

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Published on August 22, 2019 - Duration: 01:09s

At least one killed after fire breaks out in hospital near Paris

The fire at the Henri Mondor hospital in Creteil broke out late on Wednesday night and was eventually brought under control in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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At least one killed after fire breaks out in hospital near Paris

At least one person was killed and eight injured after the fire broke out in the hospital complex.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

"The fire in the residential block within the Henri Mondor hospital complex has now been brought under control thanks to the intervention of firefighters," Paris public hospitals chief Martin Hirsch said on Twitter.

"We regret to say that there has been one death," he said.

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