Fire breaks out inside water villa at Ritz-Carlton resort

Ritz-Carlton Maldives.

A fire has broken out inside a water villa at Ritz-Carlton Maldives, a luxury resort located near Gamarugiri in K. Atoll. 

Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) spokesperson Major Ibrahim Azim said the fire was reported to authorities at approximately 12:29 pm this Saturday. 

He said that employees of the resort have managed to control the fire, and that a team of MNDF firefighters are travelling to the resort. 

No injuries have been reported. 

The extend of the damage from the fire remains unclear at this point.