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Smoke condition leads to evacuation of some NUMC patients

Ground-floor patients at Nassau University Medical Center were

Ground-floor patients at Nassau University Medical Center were evacuated Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, after welders working on the new primary care center created a smoke condition, according to a NUMC statement. NUMC is pictured here on Nov. 20, 2013. Credit: Barry Sloan

Ground-floor patients at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow were evacuated after welding work Monday on the new primary care center led to a smoke condition, according to a NUMC statement.

The East Meadow Fire Department was on the scene and the area is being vented, NUMC said.

The hospital has returned to normal operating conditions.

No one was hurt, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

 

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