Emergency crews responded to the fire at about 10:40 p.m. at 2650 N. Mt. Juliet Road and found fire in a trashcan and several boxes in the nursing facility’s kitchen. The facility’s sprinkler system contained the fire, and responding firefighters used a 2.5-gallon water extinguisher to finish the job.
Firefighters checked each room of the facility to ensure there was no additional fire or smoke, and they found the facility was safe with no injuries reported. No residents were evacuated, and the facility remained safe and operational after crews left the scene.