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No injuries reported after smoke fills hospice care facility in Victorville

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — Victorville City Fire Department responded to a smoke-filled hospice care facility Wednesday.

It was reported initially as a fire at about 3:20 p.m. on April 10, 2019, in the 17200 block of Jasmine Street near Industrial Center Drive.

When firefighters arrived they located smoke coming from the inside of unit #104, at the Kindred Hospice care facility.

Everyone in the building had already been evacuated before firefighters arrived, scanner traffic reported.

Firefighters made roof access to find a control panel and determined the smoke was coming from an HVAC system – Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning System.

The system was successfully shut off and it was determined not to be a fire.

On Friday afternoon, a representative from Kindred Hospice told Victor Valley News that there were no injuries reported and they are back open.

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