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Sunday, 27 May, 2001, 12:45 GMT 13:45 UK
Nurses treated after hospital fire
asbyty gwynedd
Hospital staff treated colleagues from Llys yr Onen
Nine people have been treated at a north Wales hospital after a fire broke out in adjoining nurses' residences.

The doctors, nurses and other staff were taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor following the blaze in the neighbouring Llys yr Onen building.

The incident occured at 0304hrs BST on Sunday.

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Llys yr Onen is home to doctors and nurses
Twenty-eight staff were evacuated from the residences after the fire was found in a first-floor bedroom.

Two had minor injuries and seven were suffering from smoke inhalation.

Three fire engines, from Bangor and Menai Bridge, were called to the scene.

North Wales Fire Brigade is investigating the cause of the blaze, which is not being treated as suspicious.

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