Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Firefighters respond to fire at Clearwater Beach hotel

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Crews from multiple agencies responded to a 2 alarm structure fire call at a Clearwater Beach hotel.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 505 Gulfview Boulevard. That address is for the Edge Hotel.

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Multiple fire alarms and water flow alarms were detected and additional units were dispatched to the scene.

Crews on scene of fire at Clearwater Beach Hotel

Firefighters located a fire on the 7th floor balcony of a residence. The fire was extinguished and firefighters determined that the unit was not occupied at the time of the fire.

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Crews continue working to stem the water flow from the sprinklers and remove any residual smoke from the building.

A faulty air conditioning unit was determined to be the cause of the fire, according to Clearwater Fire & Rescue.

Motorists should avoid that area of Gulfivew Boulevard as over 30 individual apparatus units are either on-scene or still enroute.

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