Crews called to Pilgrim Hospital fire after ‘patient was smoking in bed’

Pilgrim Hospital, Boston
Pilgrim Hospital, Boston

Emergency service crews were called to Pilgrim Hospital, in Boston, this morning to deal with a fire caused by a patient smoking in bed.

The service confirmed that two crews from Boston and one from Leverton were called to the hospital.

They recorded severe damage to bedding.

A spokesman for United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust confirmed the fire had happened between 6-7am this morning.

They said investigations were ongoing.

No further details available at this time.