PHOENIX - Fire at a Phoenix hotel forced the evacuation of hundreds of people Friday night.
Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Tony Mure said crews were called to the Crowne Plaza hotel near Interstate 17 and Peoria Avenue around 8:30 p.m.
Mure said 500 people in the hotel and banquet area were evacuated when fire alarms went off.
According to Mure the fire started in a storage room and the sprinklers put out the flames.
There was no immediate word on what caused the fire.
Mure said there was water damage to some rooms but hotel management was able to put people in other rooms.
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