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Multiple injuries in PA. nursing home fire

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 00:41

Authorities say the massive overnight fire at a nursing home in West Chester, Pennsylvania that left at least 20 people injured has been brought under control. The cause of the blaze is unknown. Colette Luke has more.

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The massive fire at a nursing home in West Chester, Pennsylvania broke out just before 11 p.m. Thursday night. Residents of the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community had to be evacuated. Wrapped in blankets, they stood in disbelief as the facility burned out of control. (SOUNDBITE) SUSAN MCCARDELL, DAUGHTER OF NURSING HOME RESIDENT SAYING: "It was really burning/as soon as you got close you can smell the smoke and see the flames/"It was really burning/as soon as you got close you can smell the smoke and see the flames…" It took fire crews several hours to douse the flames.. No deaths were reported, although at least 20 people were injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Multiple injuries in PA. nursing home fire

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 00:41