Electrical short blamed in Dallas hotel fire

Posted on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 4:01 pm    

Dallas authorities recently concluded that an electrical issue sparked a recent massive hotel fire, a report of the NBC 5 reported.

According to reports, over 120 fire crews responded to the 6-alarm fire that ravaged the Grand Hotel near the Coit Road exit of Interstate 635. Fire spokesperson Jason Evans said the fire moved sideways into an open space just under the roof of the three-story hotel. Though the fire caused the most damage to where it started, other parts of the establishment sustained smoke damage of varying degrees of severity. At least three people, including one person in a wheelchair inside the burning hotel, were safely rescued by fire crews. All the tenants of the 65 occupied rooms were evacuated during the fire.

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