Former Howard Johnson’s demolition continues Friday after fire

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – After a massive fire tore through the abandoned Howard Johnson Hotel in Albany, work has begun to tear the structure down.

The fire started at the old motel on Southern Boulevard around 2 p.m. Thursday. Crews worked hard to put it out for hours.

No word on what started the fire.

Police say the owner reported seeing squatters in the area.

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