TRADEWINDS FIRE: An air conditioner duct fire lead to some evacuations at Tradewinds Resort in St. Pete Beach early Tuesday. Flames out, no injuries. Fire under investigation. pic.twitter.com/rlci0jxcDQ— Spectrum Bay News 9 (@BN9) July 12, 2022
A fire broke out sometime around 2:30am this morning a the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort, according to Channel 8. They say three were hurt but we don’t know if they were hotel guests or firefighters. However, the Tampa Bay Times reported there were no injuries.
Many hotel guests were told to evacuate. Channel 8 says all floors in the north building were evacuated. two floors in the Breckendridge buildig were also cleared out.
The fire was in an air conditioning duct, according to a tweet from Bay News 9.