Gas explosion at Hotel Montana, four people injured

There has been an explosion at Montana Hotel in Port-au-Prince. The report indicated that the explosion caused at least four injuries. According to Radio Caraibes, the incident did not cause any lost of life.


The explosion at Hotel Montana took place Monday, May 20 while an outside company was in the process of supplying propane gas to the Hotel. Montana Hotel is located in Port-au-Prince, Route de Bourdon, Pétion-Ville.

Petion-Ville in Picture

Cause of the incident was attributed to a leak in the gas line during delivery

Hotel Montana was built in 1946 and was a popular four star tourist resort. During the 2010 earthquake, the main building of the hotel collapsed and an estimated 200 guests were reported missing the day after the collapse. Some of the victims included: Serge Marcil, former Canadian MP, Sam Dixon, head of the United Methodist Committee on Relief, Clinton Rabb, head of the United Methodist office of mission volunteers and Tran Trieu Quan, president of the International Taekwon-Do Federation.

Since 2011, Hotel Montana has been under construction with their bar, pool, restaurant and some rooms already in operation.

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Raymond Lafontant Jr says...

l'hotel de la photo est plutot le El Rancho des Sylvera detruit en parti le 12 Janvier

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Jackson says...

It is one of the best hotel in Haiti.

But only rich can go

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