Senior living community residents evacuated after early morning smoke

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DRUMS, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Smokey conditions at a senior living community caused residents to temporarily evacuate in Luzerne County.

Firefighters responded to a smoke condition at Fritzingertown Senior Living Community around 3:30 Thursday morning.

85 residents had to evacuate as crews worked to put out the cause, those residents have since been able to return.

Officials say a lighting fixture was to blame.

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