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Heavy smoke causes some residents of Kanawha County nursing home to evacuate

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Some residents of the Golden Living Center in Kanawha County were evacuated Sunday night.

According to dispatchers, the call came in just before 8 p.m. When crews arrived they didn't find flames, but saw heavy smoke coming from one of the wings.

Residents were evacuated from that wing as a precaution. Dispatchers say they believe the smoke to be caused by a heater or electrical malfunction.

No word on the number of patients being evacuated.

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