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Crews fight fire in high winds at Ramada hotel in Cochrane

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A fire broke out at the Ramada hotel in Cochrane on Sunday – Feb 6, 2022

All hotel guests were accounted for after a fire broke out at the Ramada by Wyndham Cochrane on Sunday.

High winds caused the fire to spread at the hotel, located at 10 Westside Drive, at around 2 p.m., according to Insp. Jeff Avery with Cochrane Fire Services.

Avery said about 30 firefighters were on scene, including engines from Cochrane, Rocky View County, Redwood Meadows and Calgary.

Crews battled a blaze at the Ramada Cochrane on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022. Courtesy: Jeff Avery

Westside Drive was closed, and crews asked people to stay away due to the heavy smoke in the area, Avery said.

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