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One dead in Jonesboro nursing home fire

JONESBORO, AR (WMC-TV)- Firefighters battled a fire at a retirement home in Jonesboro late Tuesday night that left one person dead.

Firefighters said everyone else made it out safely after a fire at the Rosehaven Retirement Home on Stone Street in Jonesboro.

Eight residents at the home were sent a local hospital because they were dependent on oxygen equipment. 

The fire broke out just before 9:00pm in the laundry area, according to officers on the scene.  It quickly spread to the building's the roof before it could be contained. 

Investigators have not determined a cause.

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