Club Med Kanifinolhu Resort’s water bungalow caught fire and sustained extensive damage on Saturday.
Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) said the incident was reported around 6:20 p.m. to their Fire and Rescue Service.
MNDF’s Male’ Area Coast Guard Squadron’s Harbour Craft speedboat was immediately dispatched to the resort with fire fighters. The resort staff’s effort had put out the fire by 6:50 p.m. MNDF said.
Although no one was injured in the fire, the water bungalow had been burned beyond use.
MNDF’s Fire and Rescue Service is currently investigating the cause of the fire.