A fire broke out at the Blue Bahari Hotel, in the city of Pwani Mechanjani in the Zanzibar Archipelago of the Republic of Tanzania.
The fire took place, in this hotel inhabited by some Russian tourists, in the middle of the night. First the fire broke out, in a neighboring building, then moved across the roof to the hotel, which burned down completely in less than half an hour.
The local authorities stated that the losses were material only, and there were no injuries as a result of the accident.
Гостиница, в которой находились российские туристы, сгорела дотла на Занзибаре pic.twitter.com/49T8Qhuxfv
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“I was the first to notice the fire. And immediately I started waking up all the sleepers,” one Russian tourist told Life. All inmates were hurriedly evacuated, and some of them were unable to take their personal belongings from the rooms.
The tourist added that all the guests were transferred to other hotels in the city.