The Andaman Langkawi (Marriott) Wrecked In Fireplace

This is tragic. The Andaman is a Marriott Luxury Selection Vacation resort in Langkawi, Malaysia. The hotel has sustained extensive problems following two key fires.

The Andaman Langkawi catches fire… 2 times

The Andaman has dealt with two fires in the past working day. Malay Mail studies that the very first fire commenced soon immediately after 4PM on Tuesday afternoon. About 40 firefighters were being identified as to the scene, and by 10PM the fireplace was brought underneath handle.

Having said that, shortly following 1AM firefighters received an additional phone for the exact same resort, and experienced to hurry there all over again. That fireplace wasn’t place out until finally daytime on Wednesday (right now).

At this place experiences recommend that:

  • The fire started off in the kitchen of the resort, although an investigation is ongoing just one unquestionably has to marvel if the 1st hearth wasn’t truly managed, or how there ended up two back again-to-back again fires
  • It’s believed that every person was evacuated from the resort properly, even though there are issues about the fires owning ruined the close by rainforest, provided the locale of the house

The resort issued the pursuing assertion next the fireplace:

We can verify that a hearth broke out at The Andaman, a Luxury Assortment Vacation resort, Langkawi on Tuesday, 12 January 2021. As soon as we have been informed of the incident, we knowledgeable the authorities and moved quickly to evacuate the lodge.

As an extra protection precaution, all company have been relocated to our sister property when investigations are ongoing. Our utmost precedence is to make sure the protection of our guests and associates.

We are working carefully and in cooperation with the fire division to decide the result in of the fire. As this issue is below investigation, we are not able to provide even further facts.

Will The Andaman Langkawi reopen?

This hearth just occurred, so we don’t know for sure if/when the house will reopen, provided that hurt is becoming assessed. Just one matter is for sure — the injury to the hotel is definitely considerable, and this hotel won’t be reopening at any time soon. The lodge has closed reservations, so there are no rooms readily available even when booking a year out.

Under you can see a movie.

For context, below is what the constructing appeared like ahead of the fire.

It’s my understanding that only 1 “block” of the hotel burned, so most likely that’s a silver lining. Nonetheless, this is also the block with some of the general public facilities, so it’s the toughest to function with no.

If The Andaman does reopen, I assume it’s harmless to say that it will be a while prior to that takes place.

Bottom line

The Andaman Langkawi has suffered considerable hurt following two fires in the earlier 24 several hours. An investigation is ongoing, but it is thought that at the very least the very first hearth originated in the kitchen.

Fortunately it’s believed that no one was seriously wounded, while this is continue to tragic. Only time will convey to if the home reopens.

Has any person stayed at The Andaman?

(Suggestion of the hat to Jocelyn)