Nursing home residents in Memphis evacuated due to fire

Nursing home residents in Memphis evacuated due to fire

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MEMPHIS (AP) - Fire officials in Memphis have evacuated a nursing home after a morning blaze broke out.

According to WMC-TV the fire at Newberry Heights was reported at around 5 a.m. Tuesday. Fire officials responded and evacuated between 50 and 60 people. No injuries were reported.

Firefighters say they think the blaze began around an air conditioning unit, but they are still investigating.

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