Alcoa (WVLT) - No one was hurt after a fire at a hotel in Alcoa.
Alcoa Firefighter Lieutenant Ron Bailey says the fire happened around 12:30 Wednesday afternoon at the Royal Extended Stay on Airport highway. The fire started in a room on the third story in a heating and air wall unit. It took about 20 minutes to put the fire out, but the room is destroyed.
Three or four rooms on each side had smoke and water damage.
Two people were sleeping in the room at the time, but were awakened and were able to get out safely.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.