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Fire Breaks Out At Silver Spring Hospital

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(Credit: AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring.

Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Graham says the blaze broke out in a mechanical shaft on the first floor of the hospital about 11:15 p.m. Thursday. Graham says the fire spread through the duct work to the third floor.

The fire sent smoke into the labor and delivery ward, and several patients were moved to a safe area.

No injuries have been reported.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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