It’s been a busy afternoon for fire crews on the Gold Coast, with a second blaze breaking out this afternoon.
Multiple crews rushed to the Alpha Sovereign Hotel on Ferny Avenue in Surfers Paradise around 3.00pm, following reports of a large fire.
The inferno is believed to have erupted inside a unit on level one of the building.
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A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson has told myGC crews are continuing to battle the flames.
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One person suffered smoke inhalation in the blaze and was treated at the scene by Queensland Ambulance paramedics.
They have since been taken to Gold Coast Private Hospital in a stable condition.
Traffic in the area is extremely heavy, with motorists being urged to seek alternative routes.