The Marco Island Police Department and Fire Rescue Department responded to an electrocution and common structure fire at the Hilton Marco Island Resort & Spa on Thursday, July 26.
A subcontractor for Hendrick Brothers Construction Company was doing electrical work at the hotel when the incident occurred.
The Hilton has provided the following statement: A subcontractor on the renovation team at the Hilton Marco Island Resort & Spa was injured by an electrical discharge from a panel on the 8th floor of the hotel. EMTs responded immediately to our call giving the worker first aid onsite before sending him to a local area hospital for treatment. No damage was sustained on the 8th floor where work has already resumed.
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