Cancun, Q.R. — A palapa that covered a local businesses at the popular Tortugas Beach area of the Cancun Hotel Zone caught fire Sunday.
The business was located in the busy parking lot of Playa Tortugas. The roof of the tourist booth that sold tickets caught fire and completely burned the grass palapa.
Antonio Fonseca, director of the Cancun Fire Department in Cancun, reported personnel from a nearby fire station arrived on scene to douse flames. He says that no one was injured in the fire, adding that the cause is not yet known.
He says they will continue to investigate.