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.
Ambulances were redirected and families were asked to refrain from visiting temporarily.
Fire crews still assessing the situation at the Oshawa Hospital. Families asked to please refrain from visiting until further notice. 1/2
— Lakeridge Health (@LakeridgeHealth) March 26, 2017
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.
Hospital Ct and Parkwood Ct closed at Simcoe, and Golf St North of Adelaide in Oshawa. Access to Lakeridge Health Osh for emergencies only.
— DurhamRegionalPolice (@DRPS) March 27, 2017
No injuries were reported and crews are working to clean and restore the hospital to full operations.