CLEARWATER — Early Monday, Clearwater firefighters extinguished a fire on the second floor of the Surf 'N Sand Motel at 50 Royal Way, Clearwater Beach.
Firefighters arriving just after 7:20 a.m. found flames bursting through the window of unit 8, according to reports. Nearby rooms sustained some smoke and water damage.
The woman who stayed in unit 8 made it out safely and declined medical treatment, reports stated. The American Red Cross was called to assist her with housing.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Damage was estimated at $35,000.