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One taken to hospital after small fire at Salem retirement community

Published On: Nov 11 2013 02:53:15 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 11 2013 05:39:28 PM EST

Firefighters responded to Richfield Retirement Community in Roanoke County this afternoon,

SALEM, Va. -

One person was taken to the hospital after a small fire at Richfield Retirement Community in Salem on Monday afternoon.

The fire started in a room on the second floor of the six-floor building. The person was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Smoke was an issue in the immediate area, but most of the residents were able to remain in the building, and will be able to stay.