Three Hurt in I-35 Motel Fire

UPDATE:. All three people injured in the fire have been treated and released.

A dog was found unresponsive inside a motel room, but was revived by Schertz EMS.

146 people had to be evacuated from the burning motel.. All moved to other hotels in the area.

Due to gusty winds, it took more than five hours to fully extinguish the flames.

The fire is believed have started on the fourth floor, but the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.



Firefighters from six Metro-com fire departments converged on the La Quinta inn on I-35 in Schertz overnight to help evacuate guests and fight a fire in the motel, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Schertz Fire officials say when they arrived on the scene, flames were shooting out of the roof in one part of the building.

Three people were treated for injuries.

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire, which badly damaged the building.

The Schertz Fire Department also praised the local Whataburger, for delivering bags of burgers and soft drinks to first responders on the fire ground.

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