Fire evacuates patients from local nursing home -

Radio believed to be cause of local nursing home fire

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No one was injured in the early morning fire at the Meadowview Nursing Home in Northfield. 

The fire broke out around 5 am on the first floor of the building. The sprinkler system was activated.

17 patients were evacuated out of the affected hallway and removed to the Nursing Home's dining area while firefighters cleared the area.  

Atlantic County officials say the fire remains under investigation but is beleved to be started by a radio in a patient's room. 

Operations have returned to normal at the home. 





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