2-alarm blaze guts hotel, 2 firefighters treated at hospital

SOUTH BRUNSWICK — The Best Western hotel that caught fire Sunday night will be uninhabitable for the foreseeable future, police said Monday morning.

Guests in all 50 rooms have been relocated following a two-alarm blaze at the Best Western on Route 1, according to police.

Officials are continuing to investigate the cause of the blaze.

Two of the 60 firefighters who battled the fire were hospitalized with heat exhaustion, according to police.

A video shot by a passerby and posted on Twitter showed flames and smoke coming from a room on the upper floor of the two-story motel.

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