Fairfield Inn will remain closed until renovations are completed

UPDATE: Mayor Chris Duncan announced that inspectors from the City's Inspection Department have met with the representatives of Fairfield Inn, and were informed that the hotel will remain closed until first floor renovations are complete.

According to Chief Inspector Keith Berry, once the renovations are completed and are in compliance with City building codes and regulations, a Certificate of Occupancy can be issued.

Sulphur's chief building inspector says they are waiting for the Fairfield Inn owners and their contractor to submit a plan of action for correcting problems before they re-open the inn.

Friday the city evacuated the Fairfield Inn and closed it.

Chief building inspector Keith Berry says he expects a corrective action plan to be provided to him today.

He says if the plan is satisfactory, the hotel may be allowed to re-open on Wednesday.

Last Friday Berry said black mold was a problem. At this point, he describes concerns as "life safety issues" and says he's not at liberty give details.

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