Comfort Inn in Red Oak sustains fire damage Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Headline, Red Oak on October 20, 2015 by Staff Report Photo courtesy Red Oak Fire-Rescue. Red Oak Police and Fire Departments responded to a fire at Comfort Inn on Monday, October 19, 2015.RED OAK — On Monday, October 19 at approximately 1:21 p.m., personnel from the Red Oak Fire Department and Red Oak Police Department were dispatched to the Comfort Inn located at 404 N. Interstate 35 East Service Road in reference to a fire alarm.The Red Oak Fire Department arrived on scene and observed hotels guests evacuating the hotel with visible smoke coming from the building. The Red Oak Police Department closed direct access into the property and temporarily redirected northbound traffic from the N. IH-35E East Service Road onto IH-3E.The Red Oak Fire Department entered the Comfort Inn and completed a search of the business and evacuated any remaining subjects from inside the business. A total of 35 rooms were occupied and all were evacuated.It was determined that the fire was on the second story and appeared to be coming from a house keeping room. The internal fire sprinkler system had contained the fire to this room and the Red Oak Fire Department suppressed the remaining fire.The structure has a large amount of smoke and water damage from the fire. No injuries were sustained by guests, employees or emergency personnel at the scene. You may also be interested in readingRural residents near Red Oak may lose fire protection servicesVehicle burglary victim shoots suspect in Red OakArrest made in hit-and-run death of 53-year-old maleFerris man arrested for deadly Red Oak hit and runRed Oak woman killed by hit and run driverPresident finally orders flags at half-staff to honor Chattanooga victimsJan. 15 water main repair will cut water to Red Oak’s Old Town area overnightHigh-speed chase ends with two arrestsRed Oak police investigating gas station robberyRed Oak traffic accident claims one life and sends one to hospital ← Texas eliminates taxpayer funding to Planned Parenthood providersCandidate for Constable uses photo of three-year-old without parents’ permission → You must log in to post a comment.