Hotel fire in Harrogate claims a life

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    A staff member is missing and a body has been found following a fire that broke out in the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, UK earlier this week. Emergency services were called to the scene early on Wednesday morning to put out the blaze and 130 guests and 25 staff were evacuated from the building.

    As of yet it is unknown what sparked the fire but it is believed to have begun in an upstairs bedroom. The body was found on the fifth floor.

    The Victorian building is operated by Barceló Hotels UK and features 170 bedrooms. An investigation is underway.

    Daniel Fountain / 07.05.2010

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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