Hotel Destroyed In Blaze, Owner Arrested - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Hotel Destroyed In Blaze, Owner Arrested

Published February 1, 2016

Nanna Árnadóttir
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Hótel Ljósaland in northeast Iceland burned to the ground yesterday, reports RÚV.

Shortly before the fire began the police were contacted because of a man suspected of being drunk and acting “beserk” nearby.

It took six hours to put out the fire and a police investigation is underway though signs point to a party that simply went out of control.

The owner of the hotel has been arrested in connection to the crime.

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