3 taken to hospital after Watauga nursing home catches fire

WATAUGA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Three people have been taken to the hospital after a Watauga nursing home caught fire Friday morning.

The Watauga Fire Department along with multiple Tarrant County agencies have since put out the 2-alarm structure fire at Northpoint Nursing and Rehab located in the 7600 block of Virgil Anthony Boulevard.

Watauga nursing home catches fire

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Officials said this was an external fire that entered the building and that the cause of it is unknown at this time.

At last check, there are currently 38 noncritical patients and three people have been transported to receive treatment.

No deaths were reported but several officers were treated for smoke inhalation.

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texasstandard.news contributed to this report.

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