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Rhea County nursing home partially evacuated due to smoke

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RHEA COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

A Rhea County nursing home was partially evacuated Friday night, due to smoke in the facility.

It happened at Life Care Center of Rhea County on Rhea County Highway.

Police say there was no fire, but smoke was coming from an unknown source.

Some of the residents were evacuated to allow fire investigators to find the source.

A nursing home employee tells Channel 3 all residents have been allowed back inside.

There's no word on what caused the smoke.

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