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Fire in Hillcrest Section of Ohio Valley Medical Center;Patients Evacuated


A fire in a section of Hillcrest Behavioral Center at Ohio Valley Medical Center forced patients outside Monday afternoon.   

The fire started in the Rapid Unit, according to OVMC spokesperson Laurie Labishak, who went on to say that the fire was small and did not cause any serious damage.

Patients were evacuated from that section of the hospital only and  have since been allowed to return to the building after firefighters cleared the smoke .

Authorities have not determined what caused the fire .

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