VIDEO: A hotel in downtown Boise caught fire early Thursday morning, prompting the rescue of guests inside.
The blaze began at the Cottonwood Suites at 3031 West Main Street just after 4 a.m. Boise Fire responded and called for a second alarm.
Eleven people at the hotel were rescued from a third-floor balcony by firefighters. Nine people were checked out by medical personnel at the scene, but none of them needed to go to the hospital. One firefighter suffered a minor injury while fighting the blaze. Crews remain on scene.