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Most services restored at Banner Hospital

Most services at Banner Churchill Community Hospital have been restored after a broken water pipe flooded portions of the west wing on Tuesday morning. The hospital had temporarily diverted ambulance traffic from surrounding communities to medical facilities in Reno, said spokesman Paul Mitchell, but Banner Churchill began receiving those ambulances again at 3:19 p.m. Tuesday. Banner Churchill ambulances and ambulances from Naval Air Station Fallon were not affected by the incident. Mitchell said the flood was caused by a rupture in a one-inch clean water pipe in an empty patient room about 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. No patients were harmed, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 30, 2013 12:51PM Published May 1, 2013 05:12PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.