July 14, 2014 4:41 pm

Mattress fire forces evacuation of Calgary hotel

Fire broke out at Hotel Arts on July 14, 2014.

David Boushy/Global News

CALGARY- A downtown Calgary hotel had to be evacuated on Monday morning, after fire broke out in a suite.

It happened just before noon at Hotel Arts on 1 St. S.W., in one of the rooms on the second floor.

Fire crews rushed to the scene and found a mattress on fire. One man had to be taken to hospital by EMS.

So far there is no word on a cause or damage estimate.

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