Coffeyville medical center investigates smoke, odor
COFFEYVILLE, Kan. – Officials investigate the source of a smoke/odor that lead a partial evacuation at the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.
Shortly after noon today, Sept. 22, 2020, someone detected a smoke/odor in the MRI suite located on the south side of the Acute Building – 1st floor. HAZMAT, police and fire responded to the scene and the medical center activated a Command Center.
The medical center temporarily stopped allowing visitors. ER patients were told to enter through the west entrance. In a Facebook post, the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center stated that all patients and staff are safe.
Around 2:00 p.m., they posted that the situation was under control. They are still investigating to determine the source/cause of the smoke or odor. They have temporarily relocated patients in the Acute Building to another area within the facility.
Updates are being posted to their Facebook page.