Man Dies In Blackpool Hotel Fire

One man has been killed and five other people have been injured in a fire at a hotel in Blackpool.

Twelve fire crews were called to the Manor Hotel on the Central Promenade around 3:30am on Monday when the fire broke out in the four-storey building.

It is understood that the man who died had been treated for a heart attack on the way to hospital, but later died.

It is understood that four people were treated for minor smoke inhalation, while a fifth person suffered more serious injuries, but they were not believed to be life-threatening.

The hotel was evacuated, along with neighbouring buildings, including the Waverley Hotel.

It is understood that everyone in the hotels has now been accounted for.

Fire investigators are now at the scene. The cause of the fire is not yet known.


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