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Smoke From Heater In Nursing Home

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HAZLE TOWNSHIP — Smoke filled part of a nursing home in Luzerne County Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighters were called to Mountain City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center near Hazleton just before 1 p.m.

Crews tell us a problem with a heater caused smoke to fill a stairwell and part of a building.

No one was hurt.

About 40 residents were moved to another part of the building while the place was vented.

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