Fire breaks out in Wynnefield retirement home

    Residents of a retirement community were evacuated yesterday when a fire broke out in the basement of the building.



    CBS3 reports that the blaze began around 5 p.m. Saturday at the Hayes Manor Retirement Residence on the 2200 block of Belmont Avenue.

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    Firefighters had the blaze under control within a half hour.

    Residents are being sheltered in a different part of the building that wasn’t affected by the blaze.

    There’s no word of any injuries and the fire remains under investigation.

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