The canteen at the maternity hospital of SK institute of medical sciences Soura was partially damaged in a fire incident this afternoon.

Fire raged from the single-storey canteen of the maternity hospital SKIMS here this afternoon prompting the attendants to rush out from the building, eyewitnesses said. They said that the firemen instantly rushed to the spot and doused the flames.

The building suffered partial damage in the fire incident. The fire is said be caused by short circuit.