Queenstown hotel on fire

05:03, Mar 19 2014

Emergency services are at the scene of a hotel fire in Queenstown.

A New Zealand Fire Service communications spokeswoman confirmed firefighters were attending a fire, but no further details were immediately available.

A witness said flames were coming out of the roof of the kitchen and lobby area of the hotel, and the place was a "bloody mess".

The hotel was the Discovery Sherwood Hotel, on Frankton Rd, the witness said.

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