Fire in Hospital in Costa Rica kills 18 persons
Tuesday, July 12, 2005
Early this morning a fire erupted in the Rafael Angel Calderón Guardia hospital in downtown San Jose, Costa Rica, killing 18 people according to official reports. Most of the deaths occurred on the 5th floor, where patients were resting following surgical procedures.
A nurse died trying to save patients.
- "Fire at Costa Rica hospital kills at least 18" — , July 12, 2005
- Carlos Arguedas y Armando Mayorga. "17 muertos por incendio en hospital Calderón Guardia" — , July 12, 2005 Subscription
- "Incendio en Costa Rica" — , July 12, 2005
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