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Business Fire Prompts Evacuation of Nursing Home

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Authorities evacuated an Independence nursing home on Thursday evening following a fire at a neighboring business.

The nursing home was evacuated shortly after 8:00 p.m. following the fire at a plating company at Truman and Hardy in Independence.

There is no word on injuries in the fire. The American Red Cross is helping those displaced by the blaze.

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