Fire at hotel in Bansko

Written by on January 14, 2015 in Bulgaria - Comments Off on Fire at hotel in Bansko

A fire damaged the two upper floors and roof of the Chateau Vaptsarov hotel in Bulgaria’s winter resort town of Bansko in the early hours of January 14.

The hotel’s 19 guests, mainly from Serbia, Macedonia and the UK, as well as staff, were evacuated. No one was injured in the fire.

The reason for the fire has yet to be established. Theories include an electrical short-circuit or a blockage in a chimney.

Comments

comments

About the Author

The Sofia Globe - Bulgaria’s fully independent English-language news and features website, run by an all-expatriate team. Sign up to subscribe to sofiaglobe.com's daily bulletin by using the form on the homepage of our website. Please click to support our advertisers!