Tuesday, April 29, 2014

UPDATE: Bridgewater Hotel Guests Forced To Evacuate Their Rooms

There was considerable smoke and water damage resulting from a fire earlier this morning at the Best Western Hotel and Convention Centre in Cookville. The blaze broke out around 4am in a laundry room and quickly spread smoke through the building. Sprinklers were set off causing water damage. Northfield Fire Chief John MacKay says about four dozen overnight guests were forced into the pre-dawn cold. He says no one was hurt and guests were allowed back into their rooms about half an hour after being evacuated.

Fire crews from Northfield were assisted by those from the Oakhill, Conquerall Bank and Bridgewater fire departments.