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January 17, 2013
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Quick response limits issues at Carson Tahoe

Three patients were transferred safely from an inpatient care area at Carson Tahoe's Continuing Care Hospital and repairs were under way Wednesday after a water sprinkler pipe rupture.

The pipe problem caused some flooding, but it was in an observation unit hallway and most of the water leaked down a stairwell, according to Jon Tyler, spokesman for Carson Tahoe Health.

The continuing care hospital is a long-term acute care facility located at the Carson Tahoe Specialty Center.

The three patients were relocated after the late Tuesday pipe rupture to the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, according to the health care …

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