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Five injured when steam pipe breaks at LBJ Hospital

Posted on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 at 9:15 am    

HOUSTON, TX – Three workers and two patients were injured Saturday morning when a steam pipe broke at the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, according to KPRC2.

The accident occurred at about 9 a.m. on the fourth floor of the hospital, causing the anti-fire sprinklers to activate and water leaks to occur, which damaged multiple areas of the building.

The three workers and one patient were treated at the scene and did not suffer serious injuries.

The other patient was transferred to another hospital for treatment. Their condition and identity were not made available.

At this point, the hospital remains at an ambulance diversion status. It is unknown how long it may take to repair the hospital.

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