Fire forces evacuation of Michigan hospital

Dozens of patients, staff and visitors were evacuated May 15 from Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Bronson Methodist Hospital due to a small fire, according to local news station WWMT-TV.

The cause of the fire was a sterilizer machine that overheated on the second floor of the facility around 11 p.m.

The fire was quickly contained, and people were allowed back into the hospital around 11:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

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