Willcox fire destroys Desert Inn Motel

Willcox fire destroys Desert Inn Motel

By Laura Kittell. CREATED Mar 25, 2012

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Firefighters from The Willcox Rural Fire Department as well as the Sunsites Fire Department reported to a call of a structural fire just after 10:30 a.m., Sunday.

Authorities state the fire originated at the Desert Inn Hotel, in the 700 block of S. Haskell in Willcox, Arizona.

When emergency crews arrived, they were able to extinguish the flames and prevent the surrounding structures from catching fire.

Although the hotel building was a total loss, no injuries were reported, according to investigators.

The cause of the fire is under investigation