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Fire forces evacuation at Biloxi assisted living facility

A fire at a senior citizen's community on Atkinson Road in Biloxi forced the evacuation of residents Wednesday morning. (Photo source: WLOX) A fire at a senior citizen's community on Atkinson Road in Biloxi forced the evacuation of residents Wednesday morning. (Photo source: WLOX)
The fire happened at The Pillars assisted living facility, formerly called The Kare Center.  (Photo source: WLOX) The fire happened at The Pillars assisted living facility, formerly called The Kare Center. (Photo source: WLOX)
Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney said no one was injured, but one employee is being treated for smoke inhalation. (Photo source: WLOX) Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney said no one was injured, but one employee is being treated for smoke inhalation. (Photo source: WLOX)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

A fire at a senior citizen's community on Atkinson Road in Biloxi forced the evacuation of residents Wednesday morning. The fire happened at The Pillars assisted living facility, formerly called The Kare Center.

Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney said no one was injured, but one employee is being treated for smoke inhalation.  

Boney said initial reports indicate the fire started in one of the resident's rooms, but the cause is still under investigation. 

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