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Meth Lab Causes Fire At Troubled Care Facility

By March 27, 2012 No Comments

One man is dead after a fire at Park Haven nursing home in Cleveland, Ohio.

A meth lab was secretly constructed in a resident’s room, and the flammable setup started a fire on Sunday night, leading the hospitalization of five people, and the death of a 31-year-old man who was visiting at the time.

This is not the first time the home has been in the news; Last year, it was cited for 18 violations by the Ohio Department of Health.

A December survey revealed deficiencies at New Haven and featured violations “including not providing adequate care, failing to investigate how a resident was injured and not properly responding to residents’ complaints about missing property.”

The fire is currently under official investigation.

Read the full text of the article, courtesy of the Associated Press.

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