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Hotel warehouse fire at Puerto Morelos destroys building

Puerto Morelos, Q.R. — A hotel winery at Puerto Morelos caught fire this week, summoning firefighters from Playa del Carmen and Puerto Morelos to help battle flames.

A winery belonging to Hotel Dorado at Puerto Morelos caught fire, which quickly spread, engulfing the entire building. Firemen from both Playa del Carmen and Puerto Morelos spent more than four hours fighting flames in an attempt to extinguish the fire.

The winery was part of the warehouse where numerous supplies were kept including gas tanks. The fire was reported to have began at 6:00 a.m. when firemen rushed to the hotel. The fire was put out around 10:00 a.m., but not before destroying the entire building.

There is no word yet on what caused the fire. No injuries were reported.