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Pikesville Assisted Living Fire Under Investigation

Fire broke out inside the 105-bed facility.

Fire at Springhouse Assisted Living in Pikesville on March 24, 2014. (Screenshot from WBAL TV)
Fire at Springhouse Assisted Living in Pikesville on March 24, 2014. (Screenshot from WBAL TV)
A fire at a senior living facility caused an early morning evacuation in Pikesville on Monday, according to reports.

At approximately 2:40 a.m., fire broke out on the third floor of Springhouse Assisted Living in the 8900 block of Reistertown Road, where firefighters contained the flames to one bedroom in the 105-room facility, according to WBAL.

Firefighters helped the residents get out safely, and nobody was injured as a result of the blaze, Fox 45 reported.

One person was taken to the hospital for breathing issues unrelated to the fire, according to The Baltimore Sun.

By 6 a.m., residents were allowed to return inside, WBAL reported.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.


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