Aug 3, 2014 3:08 PM by News Staff
Officials at Mayers Memorial Hospital say they are evacuating their 49-bed facility in Burney and moving patients to Mercy Medical Center in Redding, in case the flames get closer.
The hospital issued a statement on their website:
"Under the advisement of our Shasta County Sheriff contact, we are beginning the evacuation process at the Burney Annex. We will be transporting residents to Mercy Medical Center in Redding. We will make contact with family members upon arrival."
Mayers Memorial Hospital serves patients with dementia and other conditions requiring skilled nursing services.
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