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Doctor’s Hospital Briefly Evacuated After Small Fire

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northeast 20120114 00162 Doctors Hospital Briefly Evacuated After Small Fire

The Doctor's Hospital in East Dallas was evacuated on Jan. 14 following a small fire.

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An East Dallas hospital was briefly evacuated Saturday afternoon when an electric panel in the kitchen shorted out and caught fire.

About a dozen patients and doctors were ushered out of the Doctors Hospital near White Rock Lake at about 5:30 p.m. First responders found the small fire and put it out, quickly cancelling the second alarm.

A staffer called the fire department upon seeing smoke in a hallway, a spokesman said.

No one was injured in the small fire.

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