Officials: First responders called to Baptist Desoto after patient tries to set fire in room
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — First responders in Southaven were called to Baptist Hospital-Desoto Monday morning after the smoke alarm went off inside the hospital.
The investigation is ongoing, but a spokesperson for the hospital told WREG it’s believed that a patient tried to set a couch in his/her room on fire. The material of the furniture prevented it from catching on fire, but it did smolder, resulting in the sprinkler system being activated.
No one was injured.