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Firefighters battling massive blaze at Hilton Hotel in Killeen

A massive blaze erupted at the Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Killeen on 2.19.21
A massive blaze erupted at the Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Killeen on 2.19.21(Alex Gibbs)
Published: Feb. 19, 2021 at 9:45 PM CST
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KILLEEN, Texas (KBTX) - Firefighters late Friday battled a massive fire at the Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Killeen.

The blaze was reported shortly before 9 p.m. Friday in the 2700 block of OW Curry Drive near the Killeen Mall.

The flames appeared to have been extinguished shortly after 10 p.m.

Information from a Hilton hotel app indicates the Hilton Garden Inn in Killeen was sold out Friday night.

The police and fire departments did not provide an update Friday night.

A post on social media from Fort Hood said, “Initial indications are that all guests - including a few soldiers - were evacuated and immediately rebooked in nearby hotels.”

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