A blaze was put out by the fire department at the old Mercy Hospital on June 26, 2017. No major damage was reported. I don't know how you can tell; the whole facility is in a state of major disrepair.
KGNS reporter Yocelin Gallardo quoted the owner of the building, Andrew Carranco, as saying, "the building has tight security and (he) does not know how this happened."
The report goes on to say that the building has no electricity.
The abandoned hospital does have chain link fencing around the entire perimeter. But from the photo above, you can see that a big gap is there for anyone to trespass onto the property. Not exactly what you would call a deterrent for ne'er-do-wells. Tight security this is not. (view is from Hendricks Ave. looking west.)
If the building doesn't have any electricity, how can it have any type of monitoring system?
Everything about this location stinks. I can only imagine what the people who live nearby have to put up with.