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      One person injured in retirement home fire

      One person has been injured after a fire sparked at the Independence Village Retirement Center Saturday night.

      According to Captain Jacob Oehlert with the Amarillo Fire Department, the fire sparked around 8:00 p.m. in a room located there. As a precaution the building was evacuated. It took crews about an hour to put the fire out. One person was taken to Northwest Texas Hospital with injuries, however, the severity of those injuries are unknown.

      The Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.