Early this morning hazard reduction burning was being carried out on the derelict Shedden Hall Hotel before a major fire ensued causing traffic chaos and road closures.
T.T reporter Chris Staple has confirmed that the property is still smoking and smouldering not yet out & the roof has totally collapsed.
Police have informed Chris that the area has been cordoned off from cars & pedestrians w road closures will be in place for the next few hours. Drivers are advised to seek alternative routes.
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