Fire on hotel roof sends smoke into downtown LR | KLRT

Very little ROCK, Ark. – Fireplace investigators are operating to figure out what sparked a hearth on the roof of a downtown resort. 

The Tiny Rock Fireplace Division responded to the Marriott Lodge, situated at 3 Statehouse Plaza all-around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Black smoke could be found coming from the leading of the making.

Firefighters claimed the hearth involved a piece of plywood under a metallic stairway on the roof that caught hearth.

A spokesperson with the LRFD mentioned there are no accidents related to this hearth.

Considering the fact that the fire was distinctive to the outside of the developing, no fireplace alarms inside of went off inside.

An unidentified human being inside the Robinson Middle, involved with the Miss out on Collegiate The usa Scholarship Pageant, reportedly saw the smoke billowing from the top rated of the Marriott and pulled the fire alarm within the Robinson to warn fire crews.

That brought about the pageant to be halted and an evacuation of the Robinson Centre, together with the Marriot Resort becoming evacuated soon following crews arrived.

Fire officials say the extent of the destruction has been contained to the roof.

The resort has returned to its regular functions.