Three persons were killed after a major fire broke at a luxury hotel in Neemrana of Alwar district in the wee hours on Friday, a senior official said.
The fire broke out at 3 am on the sixth floor of the hotel killing Rahul Doshi, Saurabh Chouhan and Suhag Nath, Alwar SP Vikas Kumar told PTI over phone.
While two of them died of suffocation, one was burnt alive, he said, adding that there were 22 persons on the seventh floor of the hotel when the fire broke out.
Five Japanese tourists staying on the other floors of Cambay Sapphire hotel along with other customers were rescued, the SP said.
The fire was controlled this morning after five water vans were pressed into action, Kumar said.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, he said.
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