ILWACO — Ilwaco Volunteer Fire Department responded to reports of smoke at Ocean Beach Hospital in Ilwaco on Sunday, Jan. 27.
No injuries were reported.
Hospital staff alerted the fire department at approximately 12:15 p.m. after noticing smoke and an odor coming from the ventilation system.
The source of the smoke was determined to be a diesel furnace in the basement boiler room. The furnace was shut down as firefighters inspected for hot spots.
The call lasted approximately 30 minutes.