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Dorothea Dix Fire Forces Evacuation

Posted January 9, 1998 12:00 a.m. EST

— A fire forced patients out of their rooms at Dorothea Dix Hospital Friday night.

Firefighters brought the flames under control, and patients were allowed back in their rooms within a half-hour. There were no serious injuries.

There is no word on what caused the fire, or how much damage was sustained.