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Crews extinguish fire at Ascension Rochester Hospital, no injuries reported

Fire was in an area of hospital closed due to Thanksgiving

Rochester Hills Fire Department responded to a fire at Ascension Rochester on Nov. 26, 2020.
Rochester Hills Fire Department responded to a fire at Ascension Rochester on Nov. 26, 2020. (WDIV)

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. – Fire crews were dispatched Thursday morning to Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital on reports of a fire.

According to authorities, the call came in at about 8:45 a.m. and when fire crews arrived, they found smoke coming from the second floor of the building. Fortunately, the area that the fire was in was closed due to Thanksgiving.

Authorities said the hospital’s sprinkler system held the fire back until fire crews were able to extinguish the fire.

Rochester Hills Fire Department had help from fire crews from Waterford, Bloomfield Township, Troy, Oakland Township and Auburn Hills.

No one was injured during the fire.

The fire investigation will be handled by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office.

Rochester Hills Fire Department responded to a fire at Ascension Rochester on Nov. 26, 2020. (WDIV)

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