Small fire at Portage Airport Inn sends one person to hospital

A fire broke out Monday morning at the Airport Inn in Portage. (WWMT)

PORTAGE, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A fire sent one person to the hospital Monday morning at the Airport Inn in Portage.

Fire officials on scene told Newschannel 3 one person was inside the room when a small fire broke out. That person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, but is expected to be okay.

The fire was put out quickly by crews on scene. Two rooms were damaged, and one family is displaced, according to crews.

The Airport Inn is a hotel, but often have guests who stay for extended periods of time.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. The Portage Fire Marshal is on scene investigating.

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