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22 August 2020 00:30

Sisu Boutique Hotel Puerto Banus Marbella Spain

A tourist has died and at least nine others were injured after a huge fire tore through a luxury hotel on the Costa del Sol popular with British celebrities. The Sisu Boutique Hotel in Puerto Banús, near Marbella, was quickly engulfed in flames at around 6.15am, after some witnesses reportedly heard a loud explosion. The exclusive hotel is popular with British celebrities and has hosted guests known from TV shows including Coronation Street and The Only Way is Essex as well as boxer James DeGale. A MAN has died today after a fire broke out at a trendy Costa del Sol hotel popular with Brits and celebrities. At least ten people have been injured and panicked guests were forced to escape by climbing out of windows during the massive blaze at the Sisu Boutique Hotel near the upmarket resort of Puerto Banus, near Marbella, Spain.

11 The blaze broke out at the Sisu Boutique Hotel on Friday morning Credit: Solarpix Local paper Sur said the victim had died while trying to escape the flames by climbing down the side of the hotel. 11 At least ten people are reported to have been injured in the massive blaze at the Sisu Boutique Hotel Credit: Solarpix At least nine people are reported to have been injured in the massive blaze at the Sisu Boutique Hotel, near the upmarket resort of Puerto Banus on the Costa del Sol. A spokesman for the Costa del Sol Hospital said around the same time eight of the nine people treated for smoke inhalation had been released. Footage from the scene of the blaze showed at least two people, believed to be holidaymakers, scaling down the side of the hotel as flames ravaged the building. The police spokesman said: "At the moment I can only confirm that a person has died while trying to escape the flames. The Sisu Boutique Hotel in Puerto Banus, near Marbella, burst into flames around 6am on Friday and took at least three hours to put out.

While the blaze went on videos shared online showed some guests having to escape by climbing out of windows and down several stories along the outside of the building. 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