The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Statement: LGI fire

21 January 2021

A spokesperson for Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust said:

"We can confirm that there was a small fire at Leeds General Infirmary this evening.

The fire was extinguished quickly and nobody was injured.

Staff and patients were evacuated from the building for a short period and police investigations into the cause of the fire are ongoing.

We would like to thank our staff and the emergency services who responded quickly to the incident."