CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

Guests Evacuated During Bedford Hotel Fire

View Comments
(credit: KTVT/KTXA) Elizabeth Dinh
Elizabeth joined CBS 11 News from Seattle's KOMO-TV in December 2...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

dl image Guests Evacuated During Bedford Hotel FireClick To Win A Disney World Vacation

jacks music match up 1982 Guests Evacuated During Bedford Hotel FirePick The Best Song From 1982

grand in your hand11 Guests Evacuated During Bedford Hotel FireWin A Grand In Your Hand

155742164 Guests Evacuated During Bedford Hotel FirePick Your Favorite Victoria Secret Model

Featured Items

Fantasy_tileHottest Olympians

pet_tileYour Pet Photos

weather_tileSend Us Your Weather Photos

BEDFORD (CBSDFW.COM) – Fire forced guests at a hotel in Bedford to evacuate early Friday morning. The incident started just after 3:45 a.m. when emergency crews were called to the Holiday Inn, located in the 3000 block of Airport Freeway, about smoke on the building’s first floor.

The guests were startled out of bed by the sound of fire alarms. They were able to get out of the building quickly, and some were even able to gather their belongings. “I was just looking for the closest exit, and I start running down the exit and I got to the first floor, and that’s when you could see the smoke,” said one shaken patron. “I saw the smoke that way, so I ran the other way and ended up getting out the first exit I could. But it’s scary.”

The blaze appears to have originated in a room on the first floor, where a window was completely broken out and a charred television sat inside.

Firefighters were able to get the situation under control without issue. Officials remained on the scene for hours to investigate the fire and continue to monitor the hotel for safety.

There were no injuries reported during the fire. Many of the guests have been allowed back into their rooms, even though firefighters are still on the scene. However, some guests decided to check out for the day after the early wake-up call.

Also Check Out:

MOST VIEWED GALLERIES

View Comments