Phoenix fire crews are on scene of an intense structure fire near Desert Ridge Marketplace, KGUN9 sister station KNXV reports.
The two-alarm structure fire was called out shortly before 3:30 a.m. in the area of Loop 101 and Tatum Blvd in North Phoenix.
Phoenix Fire says the blaze broke out at a building under construction behind the Holiday Inn Express.
All guests at the hotel have been evacuated and fire crews say portions of the hotel were scorched and have blown-out windows.
Eight Phoenix police officers, including some who were helping evacuate the Holiday Inn Express, were checked out for smoke inhalation but are OK.
Other officers helped put out a brush fire that sparked nearby from falling embers, according to information at the scene.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.
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