10/27/2014 12:39 EDT | Updated 12/27/2014 05:59 EST

Whitby seniors' residence evacuated after fire

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a long-term-care facility in Whitby.

Durham Regional Police say the call came just before 11 a.m. from Fairview Lodge located at 632 Dundas St. W.

They say all 192 residents have been moved to a local Church and there are no injuries.

Police are asking people downwind to close their windows as a safety precaution.