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Ithaca FD holds hotel fire to resort’s chimney

Guests were evacuated from Ithaca’s La Tourelle on Saturday evening, after smoke filled the hotel.

Ithaca Firefighters, called to the South Hill resort a little after 6pm Saturday evening, found heavy smoke and embers blowing from the chimney. They were able to contain the fire to the chimney, and had it out in about an hour. No one was hurt in the fire and the hotel guests and staff were allowed back in, by 7:30pm.

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