Crews extinguish fire at Ascension Rochester Hospital, no injuries reported
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. 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. The fire investigation will be handled by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office.
Michigan organizations seek military uniforms, stories of service for Veterans Week events
ROCHESTER, Mich. – Hospice of Michigan (HOM) is partnering with Older Persons' Commission (OPC) and Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital (APR) for a series of Veterans Week events that will be held in November. They are seeking submissions of military uniforms and stories of service for the event. The events will include veterans' tributes, memorial pinnings, military flag and uniform displays, and a virtual celebration. The military uniforms will be displayed at Ascension Providence Rochester on Nov. 10. Stories of service will be highlighted during the OPC’s veterans virtual celebration on Nov. 12.