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Fire Damages Port Wentworth Hotel

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Fire Investigators are trying to determine what started a fire at the Country Inn and Suites on Highway 21 in Port Wentworth Wednesday evening.

Port Wentworth Fire Chief Ashley Fields says that smoke and flames were visible from the third floor when firefighters arrived on the scene and that one firefighter had to be taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Chief Fields says the cause of the fire is still under investigation and it is not clear how much of the hotel was damaged, however, there was obvious heavy damage to the roof.  Savannah and Pooler's fire departments also helped fight the fire.

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