• December 12, 2022

Three Injured in North Pointe Nursing Home Fire in Watauga, TX

Watauga, TX -- December 9, 2022, at least three people were injured as the result of an accident where a nursing home caught fire.

Initial details said that the fire broke out around 6:00 a.m. at North Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation, located at 7804 Virgil Anthony Boulevard.

Right now, the cause of the fire remains unclear. authorities said approximately 38 residents had minor injuries, and three people were taken to hospitals in unspecified conditions. Investigations are ongoing.

Commentary on North Pointe Nursing Home Fire in Watauga

Three Injured in North Pointe Nursing Home Fire in Watauga, TX

Fires sometimes can't really be avoided, and it's possible this all was just an unfortunate accident, and we can at least be glad no one was more seriously hurt. But at a business like this, one has to consider possibilities such as known hazards on the property or unsafe business practices which can lead to fires. It's possible that whatever caused the fire reasonably could have been avoided. Finding those factors could prove crucial in getting some of these folks the help they deserve.

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