Fire at Glendale assisted-living facility under investigation

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Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility. By Catherine Holland Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility. By Catherine Holland
Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility. By Catherine Holland Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility. By Catherine Holland
Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility. By Catherine Holland Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility. By Catherine Holland
Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility. By Catherine Holland Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility. By Catherine Holland
Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility. By Catherine Holland Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility. By Catherine Holland

GLENDALE -- Investigators are looking into an early morning fire at a Glendale assisted-living facility.

Fire crews were called out to the facility at 60th Avenue and Bethany Home Road at about 4:30 Tuesday morning.

About ten residents were evacuated and spent about an hour out in the cold while firefighters took care of the situation.

When Glendale crews arrived on the scene, the entire facility was filled with smoke. Firefighters were able to quickly pinpoint the cause of the fire. They believe it started with a mattress, and while it's still early in the investigation, indications are that the fire was intentionally set.

The woman believed to have been involved in lighting the fire was not injured in blaze, but she reportedly has been taken to the hospital for evaluation. There's no word yet on why the woman might have started the fire. Investigators said they want first to confirm that the fire was indeed intentional, and then they'll move on from there.

Only one room was damaged. The rest of the facility is livable. Residents were able to go back inside once firefighters gave the all clear.

The investigation is ongoing.