Hopkins Co. Nursing Home Fire

Residents have returned to a Western Kentucky nursing home after a fire injured one man and forced the evacuation of the facility.

State fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire at Harborside Healthcare in Madisonville.

A resident at the home suffered burns to his face and head in the fire which occurred the night of Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007. He was transferred to the University of Louisville Hospital.

A second resident, three staff members and a guest suffered from minor injuries as a result of smoke, bumps or falls. The home has passed a recent fire inspection.


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