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UPDATE: Medical Center Working with Odessa Regional Medical Center

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

UPDATE: Medical Center Hospital is working closely with Odessa Regional Medical Center. 

One NICU baby and one newborn baby have been transferred to ORMC.

MCH is currently diverting all incoming patients to ORMC, except for trauma patients.
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NewsWest9 is learning more about the evacuation that took place at Medical Center Hospital Thursday morning.

At 9:15 Thursday morning, Rhonda Lewallen from Medical Center Hospital says the hospital experienced a fire in the Center for Women & Infants.

Odessa Fire and Rescue responded and is currently on the scene. Lewallen says the hospital is still evacuated until further notice.

By 9:45 a.m., all patients had been evacuated from the second and fourth floors of the Center for Women & Infants and moved to other areas of the main campus.

All Radiology Patients were also evacuated, according to Lewallen.

NewsWest9 is continuing coverage on this story as we learn more.

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