Smoke alarm causes hotel evacuation

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by KVUE News

kvue.com

Posted on March 10, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 11 at 10:42 AM

AUSTIN -- The Austin Fire Department evacuated hundreds of guests at the Sheraton Hotel Sunday night in downtown Austin.  

Fire officials say guests reported seeing smoke just before 8 p.m. on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of the hotel located on East 11th Street near I-35.

Investigators believe a burnt out air conditioning unit caused the smoke.

No one was injured.

 

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