Letterkenny University Hospital
A light bulb was responsible for a fire alert at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning which caused a number of patients to be evacuated from
The fire service attended the incident in which smoke from a fluorescent light bulb on a hospital ward caused a fire alarm to activate at around
The fire service was automatically alerted and responded immediately. Patients on the ward were evacuated.
A spokeswoman for the Health Service Executive said there was an issue with a fluorescent light bulb which emitted smoke.
The incident has been dealt with, patients have returned to the ward, and the fire service have left the hospital, she said.