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Texas hospital forced to evacuate patients due to lack of water

September 01, 2017

A Texas hospital was forced to evacuate patients on Thursday due to a lack of water at its facilities. Nearly 200 patients at Baptist Beaumont Hospital were being transferred by air to other acute care facilities in the area. Baptist Beaumont Hospital spokeswoman Mary Poole said the hospital’s main pumping station lost service, meaning the acute care center no longer has access to potable water.

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