West Branch Community Rallies to Help Retirees Displaced By Fire

A senior living facility had to be evacuated Saturday night after a fire in Ogemaw County.

Central dispatch says a small fire broke out at the brook retirement community in West Branch

They say almost 60 residents had to be evacuated.

West Branch Public School buses helped take the residents to the Knights of Columbus hall around midnight according to The Brook.

There, dispatch says the Red Cross, Brook employees and EMS looked after them.

The Brook says by 10 a.m. on Sunday, all the residents were back home.

Stay with Northern Michigan’s news leader as we work to learn more.