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More than 20 residents were evacuated Sunday from an Amherst nursing home after a ruptured sprinkler head poured water and damaged property.

The sprinkler head caused $30,000 in damage to the Brompton Heights Nursing Home on Brompton Road when it sent water pouring into a room at 3 p.m., Main-Transit fire officials said.

Main-Transit firefighters shut off the water supply and cleaned up the property, Chief James Lawida said.

No injuries were reported.