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Fire starts at Phoenix hotel after man reportedly shocked doing electrical work

Jan 6, 2023, 4:19 PM

PHOENIX — A fire started at a Phoenix hotel Friday afternoon after a man doing electrical work was reportedly shocked, authorities said.

The man was doing work on the fourth floor of the Sheraton Crescent Hotel, located near Interstate 17 and Dunlap Avenue, at about 1:30 p.m. when the electrical failure happened, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.

Workers, including the man, were able to evacuate the hotel safely after the fire was sparked. The hotel is being renovated, so no guests were on site.

Firefighters were able to able to extinguish the fire.

The man who was shocked was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Investigators and hotel management are investigating the cause of the electrical failure and fire.

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Fire starts at Phoenix hotel after man reportedly shocked doing electrical work