• Fire prompts evacuation of Beaver County nursing home

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    BEAVER COUNTY, Pa. - A nursing home in Beaver County was evacuated early Thursday morning because of a fire in a laundry room.

    Officials said the fire happened at Elderberry Court in Ambridge.

    Firefighters said smoke from a fire in the laundry room rose to the upper floors, prompting a complete evacuation of the building.

    Everyone was allowed back inside after the building was ventilated.

    One person was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

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