Fire forces evacuation at Oak Ridge assisted living facility

Fire forces evacuation at Oak Ridge assisted living facility

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The flames broke out Friday night at Patriot Park Assisted Living on Gum Hollow Road. The flames broke out Friday night at Patriot Park Assisted Living on Gum Hollow Road.

OAK RIDGE (WATE) – A fire at an Oak Ridge assisted living facility forced some residents to evacuate on Friday.

The flames broke out Friday night at Patriot Park Assisted Living on Gum Hollow Road.

Firefighters say the staff evacuated 12 of the 13 people at the facility. Firefighters helped with the thirteenth person.

The flames were quickly put out and the residents and staff were allowed back in the dining area.

Firefighters say they'll be able to stay in the building as usual this evening.

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