NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN) — New Castle Firefighters were called to a fire at a vacant hotel in the downtown area Sunday morning.

According to the fire chief, crews went to the scene at the former Centre Banquet Facility at 3 a.m. Sunday. There, they found heavy flames and smoke going through the first and second floors, extending to the attic.

The second floor became structurally compromised and eventually collapsed. There is significant damage to the structure, and the building is considered a total loss. 

The fire rekindled at 7 a.m., then again at 10 a.m. At 2:30 p.m., the fire department was still at the scene.

Crews from Union Township Fire Department and Shenango Area Fire District assisted on scene.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, of which the city police and city fire investigator are in charge.

There were no injuries.

Nick Rich contributed to this report.