Crews fight fire at Kalamazoo hotel

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety fought a fire at a local hotel Friday night.

Firefighters arrived around 10 p.m. at the Red Roof Inn on Cork Street near S Sprinkle Road where authorities say heavy smoke and flames could be seen coming from the hotel.

After fighting the blaze for nearly an hour, firefighters were able to get the fire under control and put it out.

According to KDPS, a firefighter was hurt in the process of putting out the fire, but only suffered minor injuries. They were taken to a local hospital afterward for treatment.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo
Department of Public Safety at 488-8911 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.

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