ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - A utility building at the Marriott hotel near Lambert St. Louis Airport caught on fire Monday morning. The hotel evacuated people staying there as a precaution.
Thick black smoke could be seen rising from the a utility building in the 10700 block of Pear Tree Drive. The fire was elevated to a second alarm possibly because it took place near the hotel.
A third party was replacing and removing a commercial sized air conditioning unit when it caught fire. No one was injured in the fire. It occurred in a unit outside the back of the hotel.