Guests evacuate smoke-filled hotel

A Boksburg hotel was evacuated after chemical smoke filled the washing area, ER24 said yesterday.

A Boksburg hotel was evacuated after chemical smoke filled the washing area, ER24 said yesterday.

Spokesman Werner Vermaak said paramedics received a distress call from the Birchwood Hotel at about 10am.

It is believed that hydrogen peroxide had reacted and given off a chemical smoke. - Sapa

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