Fire forces evacuation of Kearny nursing home fire

KEARNY - Kearny police say several patients were moved from the continuing care center on Bergen Avenue this morning due to a small fire.

Authorities say patients were taken by bus to a nearby facility. Others were moved within the building to get away from the smoke.

Authorities said the fire was minor and did not cause any major damage or injuries.

Families looking to get information on the patients affected by the evacuations can call (973)844-4800.

AP wire services contributed to this report.

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