Fire prompts evacuation of Beaver County nursing home


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.