Crews respond to structure fire in White Hall

Emergencies

Crews responded to a structure fire at the Fairfield Inn and Suites Hotel in White Hall Friday afternoon.

According to officials, the call came in before 5:30.

Valley Volunteer Fire Department Lieutenant  Waggamon says that the fire started from someone throwing a lit cigarette into the mulch outside the hotel. The fire then spread from the mulch up to the side of the building before firefighters extinguished it. 

Crews from Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Monongah Volunteer Fire Department, Winfield Volunteer Fire Department, Boothsville Volunteer Fire Department, Barrackville Volunteer Fire Department, and the Marion County Rescue Squad arrived on scene.

Officials say that no injuries have been reported.

106 residents of the hotel were displaced.

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