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Christian Health Center West nursing home evacuated

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Families speak to loved ones through the fence, assuring them everything is okay after evacuation/fire at Christian Health Center West. Families speak to loved ones through the fence, assuring them everything is okay after evacuation/fire at Christian Health Center West.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A local nursing home was evacuated Monday afternoon after someone reported smoke in the building, according to Metrosafe dispatchers.

Christian Health Center West on W. Magazine Street, near the intersection of W. Broadway and S. 11th Street, was evacuated at approximately 3 p.m. after the report.

Police on scene says the fire started in the northeast corner of the building, in an attic. 

They don't know what exactly caused the fire, but they say it was out in about 10-15 minutes. 

They evacuated that whole wing, which was about 50 people.

The rest were told to shelter in place.

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