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Brandon nursing home staff put out fire


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Staff at a Brandon nursing home put out a fire Tuesday night using fire extinguishers, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.

At around 10:25 p.m. firefighters responded to the Emeritus at Brandon nursing home, 702 Kings Ave. There were no injuries, fire officials said.

Eight clients were moved to a different part of the nursing home.

By 11 p.m., the fire was out and under control, a fire rescue spokesman said. Firefighters were on scene removing the smoke.

A fire investigator was heading to the scene.

The cause of the fire hasn’t been determined.

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