Tuesday 17 May 2011
A fire broke out in the Nile Hotel, Southport just before 11.30pm last night.
All the guests were safely evacuated. A 23-year-old male resident was taken to hospital suffering from moderate smoke inhalation after attempting to put out the fire.
The fire started in a bedroom on the first floor of the hotel.
An investigation into the cause of the fire will be carried out by the fire service.
Wirral Fire recommends when staying in a hotel or guest house that you should make yourself familiar with fire evacuation procedures (normally by the bedroom door) and never tackle a fire unless safe to do so.
Wirral Fire Protection offer Fire Safety Training courses that include hands on extinguisher training. For more information on training or fire evacuation procedures please call 0151 639 7745