Several treated after nursing home catches fire

Published On: Jan 15 2014 11:16:30 AM EST

Several people were being treated Wednesday after a fire broke out at a nursing home in North Miami.

The Miami Herald reports the morning fire was contained to one room at the Sinai Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Authorities say early reports indicated a mattress caught on fire.

Traffic on surrounding streets was stopped as an investigation continues.
The Herald reports residents have been moved to another wing of the nursing home, which is near Barry University.

No further details were immediately available.


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