Media statement relating to the small fire at St Michael's Hospital on 21 January 2021
Dr Mark Smith, deputy chief executive and chief operating officer at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, said: “We can confirm there was a small fire involving an appliance which was contained to a non-patient room at St Michael’s Hospital this afternoon.
“Nobody was injured but as a precaution and in line with our fire safety protocols staff and patients were evacuated from the building for a short period. At no point was there a threat to patient safety.
“The fire was quickly dealt with and patients have returned to the hospital. We would like to thank our fantastic staff and the emergency services for their swift action to minimise the impact.”