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Fire in operating room leaves patient injured

An operating room in Riverside Medical Center, a hospital located in Kankaee, Illinois, caught fire on Monday rendering an unidentified patient injured. The medical center transported the patient to Loyola University Medical Center 40 miles away. Hospital spokesperson reported that the fire was extinguished before the Kankakee Fire Department arrived.

At this point the condition of the patient is still unknown, although further investigations are being made into the cause of the fire and the full extent of its damage.

Hospital accidents can leave many people at risk of serious injuries. The Kankakee personal injury attorneys of Spiros Law, P.C. are dedicated to helping victims of accidents who need legal representation. If you or someone you love has suffered from an accident in a hospital that left you facing health problems, you may qualify for legal compensation. Contact our offices at (815) 929-9292 for more information.