The Transylvania Times -

Residents Moved After Pipe Bursts


January 8, 2018

Derek McKissock

Cedar Mountain House is located off U.S. 276.

Roughly a year after a similar incident, residents and staff members at Cedar Mountain Home had to be evacuated because of flooding caused by a burst pipe.

Connestee Fire Rescue was called out about 11:45 a.m., Saturday, to the assisted-living facility off U.S. 276, according to Deputy Chief Keith Owen.

When responders arrived, the evacuation was already in progress, Owen said. One of the sprinkler pipes had burst, causing a few inches of water to flood the bottom floor.

With temperatures still in the 20s, the 39 residents and staff were transported initially to Pisgah Forest Baptist Chu...

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