Clearwater Beach, Florida -- Fire damaged the Surf and Sand Motel, 50 Royal Way, on the north beach this morning.
Sources at the scene say flames were shooting from the second story window of Unit #8 when firefighters arrived on the scene, shortly after 7:21 a.m.
The woman occupant of the unit refused medical treatment and was being assisted by the Red Cross.
Flames were contained to the unit but the one located beneath it sustained water damage and units next to it had smoke damage.
The cause of the fire was determined to be electrical. Damage was estimated at $35,000.
City of Clearwater Public Safety