Fire breaks out at Fond du Lac hotel

CREATED Jul 18, 2014 - UPDATED: Jul 18, 2014

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FOND DU LAC -- Two people are being treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at a Fond du Lac hotel Friday morning.  

Fire crews were called to the Comfort Inn, 77 Holiday Lane, around 9 a.m. Upon arrival, smoke and flames were visible on the exterior of the 78 unit hotel, according to the Fond du Lac Fire Department.

The blaze caused extensive damage to the exterior of the hotel, and the roof and overhang components of the attached pool. Smoke was spread throughout the hotel's interior, leaving the hotel uninhabitable.

Initial iinvestigation shows the fire started by an outside exit door where a garbage can was located, officials said.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.