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Ashley Medical Center Catches Fire, Residents Displaced

A fire took place at the Ashley Medical Center in McIntosh County this morning. 

The fire started a little after 11 a.m. above the ceiling in the business office.

Flames could be seen at one point according to the local volunteer firefighter and fire chief. 

The fire is out for now but firefighters are still looking for hot spots in the building. 

All residents and staff are evacuated and are currently hunkered down in the local ambulance garage. 

Four fire trucks comprised entirely of volunteers were successful in putting the fire out. 

Ashley Medical Center is the local hospital, clinic and nursing home in the area. 

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