Fire dept. investigates blaze inside Phenix City hotel

By Roslyn Giles  - email | bio

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - The Phenix City Fire Department responded to a call at the Quality Inn at 2:30 Friday morning located off Highway 280.

When they arrived, Chief James Jackson says the sports bar and grill was engulfed in smoke. 

We're told you could see pillars of smoke climbing high into the air. 

Jackson says it took firefighters 30 to 40 minutes to get the blaze under control. No one was injured. 

Investigators are sifting through the rubble to see if they can determine what started the fire.

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