A firefighter is recovering today after a ceiling collapsed during a South Burlington hotel fire.
Crews arrived at the Travelodge on Shelburne Road and discovered heavy smoke from a third floor apartment kitchen.
The fire was put out within an hour , and no tenants of Travelodge were injured.
The injured firefighter has been released from the hospital with minor injuries.
Damage to the hotel is estimated to be about $400,000.
After investigation the Fire Marshal’s office say the fire was accidental, and was because cooking material were left on the stove.