Photo: Cecila Bäcklund/SR

Arson suspected in hotel fire

Swedish police suspect arson as the cause of a dramatic hotel fire in the south central city of Trollhättan.

More than 200 hotel guests had to be evacuated in the middle of the night – nine of them with the use of fire truck ladders.

Police report that there were no injuries among the guests or hotel personnel, and the hotel staff have received much praise for their help in the evacuation.

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