Guests evacuated after Ramsey hotel fire

GUESTS had to be evacuated and one person was taken to hospital after a fire broke out at an hotel in Ramsey. Four fire crews were called to the blaze at 3.40am on Friday (May 8) at the George Hotel in High Street. The fire had started in a storage room

GUESTS had to be evacuated and one person was taken to hospital after a fire broke out at an hotel in Ramsey.

Four fire crews were called to the blaze at 3.40am on Friday (May 8) at the George Hotel in High Street.

The fire had started in a storage room on the second floor and had spread to the roof space.

Firefighters from Ramsey, Huntingdon and Chatteris managed to stop the blaze spreading to other rooms and had the fire extinguished at 5am.


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The storage room was completely destroyed by the fire and rooms below were affected by water damage.

The hotel owners and guests were evacuated, and one person was taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon after suffering smoke inhalation.

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The cause of the fire is not yet known.

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