ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A nursing home in Rockville is being evacuated because of a water leak.

Officials were called around 4:15 p.m. for a water problem that was affecting the 'Raphael House'electrical circuits. Pepco reported to the scene as well.

Twenty-eight residents were evacuated from the nursing home to a nearby church.Two of the patients needed extra assistance, officials said.

As a precaution, a medical ambulance bus was also called in.

The nursing home is located at 1515 Dunster Road or Lane. On the website it says, "Located next to St. Raphael Church in Rockville, this residence is known for its thriving intergenerational program and a relaxing, classic backyard patio with mature trees and landscaping."