Fireplace suppression gear exploded in a South Florida on line casino Monday morning as crews carried out upkeep work, inflicting six individuals to be hospitalized and 20 others to be handled on the scene, officers stated.
Not one of the accidents at Seminole Basic On line casino Hollywood had been life-threatening, Hollywood Fireplace Rescue advised information shops.
Contract staff had been performing routine service on the constructing’s fireplace suppression system when a fuel canister ruptured, Seminole Tribe spokesperson Gary Bitner stated. The explosion occurred on the second ground in an space not accessible to the general public, however particles flew throughout the on line casino’s most important ground, fireplace officers stated. Bitner estimated about 100 staff and visitors had been within the constructing.
Hollywood and Seminole officers had been investigating the reason for the explosion. They didn’t say when the on line casino would possibly reopen.
The constructing is situated a couple of half-mile south (0.8 kilometers) of the a lot newer and bigger Seminole Exhausting Rock Resort & On line casino, which includes a landmark guitar-shaped constructing.