KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- Crews are on the scene of a structure fire in Kannapolis at an assisted living facility.

Kannapols Fire responded to the Kannon Creek Nursing and Assisted Living Center in the 1800 block of North Cannon Boulevard around 12:30 Thursday afternoon.

All patients and staffmembers safely evacuated the building, officials say.

Rowan County EMStells NBCCharlotte that two firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion on the scene, one of whom furthered treatment at CMCNortheast.

One patient of the facility received treatment on the scene for something unrelated to the fire, officials say.

Kannapolis Police say a resident started the fire, and the investigation is ongoing.

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