Fire reported at Peabody Hotel - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Fire reported at Peabody Hotel

(Source: Lauren Squires) (Source: Lauren Squires)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A small fire sparked inside The Peabody Memphis on Sunday.

Smoke could be seen billowing from a vent outside the hotel.

It's unclear what caused the fire or how much damage was caused.

Memphis Fire Department Lieutenant Wayne Cooke said it was just a small fire and the sprinkler system extinguished it.

No injures have been reported. MFD is working to clear the smoke from the building.

Hotel officials released the following statement regarding the fire:

As you are aware, there was a fire at The Peabody Hotel this afternoon. The small fire started in the basement Laundry Room and was quickly contained. There were no injuries or serious damage. 

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