Nursing home fire leaves many residents displaced - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Nursing home fire leaves many residents displaced

CHARLESTON, SC (CNN) - A nursing home fire in Charleston has left 170 senior citizens displaced without a place to stay.

The fire which occurred yesterday was subdued by fire fighters in about half an hour.

A fire official said a staff member had smoke inhalation, but that was the only reported injury.

The residents will stay at a hospital across the street and other nursing homes until they get the okay to return.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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