LONGVIEW, Washington – A semi truck fire right next to a nursing home in Longview early today prompted officials to move all the patients to a safe area. The fire was reported just after 5 a.m. behind the Frontier Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center on 3rd Avenue.
It look crews 20 minutes to put out the fire. The vehicle was a delivery truck for Spring Valley Dairy in Salem. The fire is under investigation and no damage estimates are available yet. More than 100 patients and staff were inside the nursing home at the time of the fire.