Four People Injured in Fire at Nursing Home in Artesia

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Four people were injured Saturday when a fire broke out at a nursing home in Artesia, authorities said.


An L.A. County Sheriff’s Department vehicle responds to the nursing home fire, Artesia, Jan. 4, 2014. (Credit: Erin Myers for KTLA)

The fire was reported around 7:30 a.m. at Care Meridian, located in the 17000 block of Gridley Road (map), according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The fire was confined to one room and may have started on a bed, the fire department said.

The four people who suffered injuries were taken to the hospital to be treated for minor burns and smoke inhalation.

It was unknown if they were residents at the facility.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.