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Lakeridge Health hospital cleaning up after basement fire

Last Updated Mar 26, 2017 at 10:54 pm EST

A fire broke out at Lakeridge Health Hospital in Oshawa on March 26 2017. COLIN WILLIAMSON

Fire crews responded to an electrical fire at Lakeridge Health Hospital in Oshawa on Sunday.

The blaze originated in the basement and was extinguished but smoke permeated the building.

Fire crews respond to a fire at Lakeridge Health Hospital in Oshawa on March 26, 2017. COLIN WILLIAMSON

Ambulances were redirected and families were asked to refrain from visiting temporarily.

Durham Regional Police says access to the hospital is limited to emergencies only. Hospital Court and Parkwood Court are closed at Simcoe and Golf Sreet North of Adelaide Street.

No injuries were reported and crews are working to clean and restore the hospital to full operations.