SALEM, Va. – UPDATE
Several pieces of medical equipment were damaged and 18 patients were evacuated after a small fire at LewisGale Medical Center Monday night.
Official say crews responded to the fire around 6:59 p.m. when firefighters found smoke and fire in a room on the third floor.
The fire was put out quickly, and several pieces of medical equipment were damaged as a result of the fire.
The fire is still under investigation and the Fire Marshal's Office has not found a cause for the fire yet.
Officials responded to a small fire on the third floor of LewisGale Medical Center Monday night, according to city spokesman Mike Stevens.
Authorities say the fire was in the wall of a room on the third floor, and that it is out and contained.
Officials evacuated a small area of the third floor where the fire was located, and are working on clearing smoke out of the area.
No injuries were reported.