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Waco: Smoke Forces Evacuation Of Some Nursing Home Residents

By: Jim Peeler Email
By: Jim Peeler Email
Smoke from a small fire forced the evacuation of some residents of a Waco nursing home Friday.

(Photo by Jim Peeler)

WACO (March 15, 2013)—Smoke from a small fire forced the evacuation of some residents of a Waco nursing home Friday afternoon

The fire was reported at around 1:40 p.m. Friday at the Woodland Springs Nursing Center at 1010 Dallas St.

It was traced to a fan in a bathroom.

Maintenance workers extinguished the small fire, but residents in the affected area were moved outside until firefighters cleared the building of smoke.

There were no reports of injuries.


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