Fire shuts down Easton hotel

Posted: 10:06 PM EST Dec 18, 2013   Updated: 11:24 PM EST Dec 18, 2013
Fire shuts down Easton hotel
EASTON, Pa. -

A hotel in Easton will be shut down until Sunday because of a fire.

The blaze broke out Wednesday afternoon at the Quality Inn in the 100 block of South Third Street.

Officials tell 69 News that the fire was caused when an excavator at the construction site at the hotel pulled wires attached to a live transformer.

Nobody was hurt.