Contractor's dust brings fire trucks to Weinhard Hotel--Thankfully nothing on fire

 

February 1, 2024

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Fire units responded quickly to a smoke investigation at the former Weinhard Hotel about 2:30 p.m. on Monday, January 29. To the relief of all, the "smoke" was actually airborne sandblasting media being vented from a second-story window as renovation work on the historic structure continues. The circa 1890 hotel at 235 E. Main was purchased last November by Padraic Slattery of Seattle. It is undergoing a total renovation, the first since its renovation as a Victorian-themed hotel in 1996.

Fire units responded quickly to a smoke investigation at the former Weinhard Hotel about 2:30 p.m. on Monday, January 29. To the relief of all, the "smoke" was actually airborne sandblasting media being vented from a second-story window as renovation work on the historic structure continues. The circa 1890 hotel at 235 E. Main was purchased last November by Padraic Slattery of Seattle. It is un...



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