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Fire believed to have started in a spa bath at Bay motel

Firefighters at the scene of a unit fire at the Beach Motel on the Esplanade at Shelly Beach.
Firefighters at the scene of a unit fire at the Beach Motel on the Esplanade at Shelly Beach. Alistair Brightman

FIRE and rescue and police crews scrambled to a small unit fire at the Beach Motel on Thursday afternoon.

Several fire units, police and an ambulance crew were at the scene about 1pm, on the corner of Charlton Esplanade and Ann St.

On-site manager Jackie Blake told the Chronicle she believed there weren't any flames, but smoke was billowing from the spa bath.         

She said a housekeeper noticed the smoke.

Topics:  emergency fire police smoke



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