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Fire destroys villa at nursing home in Carbon County

A mother and son who live in the building at the Mahoning Valley Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center got out safely.

LEHIGHTON, Pa. — Firefighters braved the cold after flames broke out at a building in Carbon County.

A villa on campus next to Mahoning Valley Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center went up in smoke around 5 p.m. Thursday.

A mother and son who live in the building got out safely.

The nursing home was not damaged.

Crews believe the building is a total loss.

So far, there's no word on what caused the fire.

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