Man finishes what fire started at old Majestic

Posted: March 2, 2014 at 3:39 a.m.

Crews in Hot Springs work Saturday on the demolition of the Majestic Hotel after a fire that started Thursday evening damaged the historic structure beyond repair

By Saturday evening, crews had nearly finished demolishing the far-right portion of the historic Majestic Hotel that caught fire Thursday in Hot Springs and burned for nearly 48 hours.

Majestic Hotel demolition

Crews raze the Majestic Hotel on Saturday morning. Video by Richard Rasmussen.
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Multiple fire crews are currently battling a fire at the now-vacant Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs. The structure has taken severe damage and those on the scene say they are expecting to fight the blaze well into the early morning hours.


Crews battle hotel fire in Hot Springs

The Majestic Hotel burns in downtown Hot Springs.


The Majestic Hotel fire

The Majestic Hotel burns in downtown Hot Springs.


Majestic Hotel fire

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Arkansas, Pages 13 on 03/02/2014