Nursing home evacuated in Leake County after receiving damage in during weather event

Nursing home evacuated in Leake County after receiving damage in during weather event
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LEAKE COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - Patients in a Leake County nursing home are being evacuated.

Leake County EMA Director Tommy Malone says that the Lighthouse Senior Care Center received damage this evening after a brief weather event.

Malone believes that the damage was due to high winds or a possible tornado.

There are no injuries but several patients are being taken from the nursing home to an adjoining clinic.

Some are going to the Baptist Leake County Hospital for medical needs.

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