Kissimmee hotel fire appears intentional, state officials say

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. (WESH) — The State Fire Marshal’s Office has released preliminary findings from its investigation into last week’s massive fire at the Unno Boutique Hotel in Kissimmee.

According to the initial report, several mattresses outside the structure were ignited.

“At this point in time, the cause of the fire appears to be incendiary and intentional in nature,” the fire marshal’s office said.

The investigation into the fire is ongoing.

The fire left many low-income families homeless. Fire victims spent Christmas weekend at Disney World in Orlando. Congressman-elect Darren Soto, D-Fla. helped arrange the stay for the fire victims. Disney picked up the tab. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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