Coventry assisted living residents evacuated due to fire

By News Staff

news@abc6.com

49 residents of a Coventry assisted living facility were evacuated from their building after an early morning fire Friday.

The call came in at 4:30 am to the Summer Villa assisted living facility on Laurel Avenue.

Every fire source in Coventry responded to the fast-moving fire. Crews evacuated 49 people from the building, and one was sent to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The fire began in one room and investigation is now underway into how it started.

The evacuated residents were sent to the senior center in Coventry.

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