New Castle News

May 21, 2013

Fire reported at Overlook nursing home

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Residents at the Overlook nursing home were evacuated Tuesday evening after a fire was discovered at the facility.

The fire started along a rear outside wall of the nursing home, located on New Castle Street in New Wilmington.

The fire was reported at around 8:15 p.m., with staff working to extinguish it. Multiple fire departments in the area were called to the scene and assisted with the fire and traffic control.

A local church offered to house residents during the emergency, but the fire was quickly brought under control and no one was taken from site. The fire did not break through the exterior wall of the building.