Hospital fire pump on fire in Pinehurst
Posted January 8, 2014
Pinehurst, N.C. — A hospital fire pump used to help fight fires was in flames Tuesday evening.
Firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the pump room at FirstHealth Hospital in Pinehurst Tuesday night. The flames were put out within minutes. Damage was limited to the pump room.
The pump is used to increase water pressure to the hospital’s fire system.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.