Two people have died in a fire at the five star Cameron House resort, Loch Lomond, one at the scene and one in hospital.
The fire and ambulance services were alerted early on the morning of Monday December 18 and more than 200 guests were evacuated, with three being taken to hospital, and others treated for smoke inhalation at the scene. Dozens of firefighters attended the blaze, which reached the roof of the main building and caused extensive damage. No cause for the fire has yet been named.
The resort offers 136 bedrooms, including 26 suites, 115 luxury lodges, a golf course, a number of meeting rooms and a number of dining options, including a Michelin-starred Martin Wishart restaurant.
An announcement posted on the resort’s website on Monday read :- “Due to an ongoing incident please be aware that Cameron House will remain closed to arriving guests for at least the next 72 hours. We would ask all guests and customers to remain patient as we work with the emergency services to establish the extent of the damage and ascertain when we will be able to reopen. More information will follow in due course”