Carbondale nursing home evacuated due to power outage

Carbondale nursing home evacuated due to storm

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - A Carbondale nursing home was evacuated on Saturday, July 14 due to severe weather.

According to an employee at the Integrity Health of Carbondale, a storm blew in during the overnight hours and lighting hit causing a power outage at the facility.

The employee said one area had some smoke from a spark in a fixture.

The fire alarm off and residents were evacuated out of the building.

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There was no reported damage, according to the employee.

A wing of the building is closed down in the meantime to make sure everything is okay.

Some residents have been relocated to another facility in Marion.

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