One hospitalized after fire at nursing home in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A person was taken to the hospital after being removed from a fire at a Providence nursing home Wednesday morning.

The fire happened at about 11 a.m. at a nursing home on Randall Street.

Firefighters said that a 60-year-old man was taken to the the hospital after inhaling smoke. He is expected to be alright.

The fire started in the bedroom of a fourth floor apartment, according to firefighters.

The fire was knocked down just before 11:30 a.m.

The cause is still under investigation.

No further information was immediately released.

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