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Fire at Waldorf Astoria forces evacuations

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Credit Park City Fire
A Park City firefighter douses part of a room that caught fire on the third floor of the Waldorf Astoria.

Early Saturday morning, a fire at the Waldorf Astoria hotel forced evacuations, but no one was hurt.

Park City firefighters and engines arrived at the scene in Canyons Village a little before 3 a.m. Saturday. According to a report from the fire district, crews extinguished the blaze quickly.

A spokesperson for the hotel told KPCW the fire started on a guestroom balcony.

According to a Summit County Sheriff's report, guests in the room where the fire started and some nearby evacuated during the response.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Credit Park City Fire
Park City Fire crews responded to the fire in Canyons Village around 3 a.m. Saturday.

Ben Lasseter reports for KPCW in Wasatch County. Before moving to Heber City, Ben worked in Manti as a general assignment newspaper reporter and editor.
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