Highrise evac­u­ated

Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin - - NEWS -

MORE than 100 peo­ple were forced to evac­u­ate the Wyn­d­ham Ho­tel Surfers Par­adise af­ter a fire en­gulfed a unit.

At 9.35am yes­ter­day fire­fight­ers were called to Surfers Par­adise Blvd and Mark­well Ave in Surfers Par­adise to re­ports of a blaze.

Be­lieved to have orig­i­nated in the kitchen of a level 13 unit, the en­tire build­ing was evac­u­ated.

It is un­der­stood the fire “en­gulfed” the unit.

Fire­fight­ers ex­tin­guished the fire and con­ducted at­mo­spheric test­ing once the fire was out. No one was in­jured.

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