Fire forces evacuation at NW Side hotel

Luggage catches fire at Baymont Inns and Suites on I-10, Wurzbach Road

By David Ibanez - Web - Managing Editor

SAN ANTONIO - A fire at a Northwest Side hotel Wednesday morning forced the evacuation of guests.

The fire was reported around 9 a.m. at Baymont Inns and Suites on I-10 and Wurzbach Road.

Fire officials said the fire started in a hotel room on the first floor in the back of the building.

A stack of luggage was damaged, fire officials said.

An electrical problem is believed to have started the fire, officials said.

Damage to the hotel was estimated at around $40,000.

No injuries were reported.

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