Fire Briefly Closes St. Louis Casino

4 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, February 20 2014 Feb 20, 2014 Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:19:45 AM CST February 20, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis casino is back in business after a fire briefly forced it to close.

The fire broke out Thursday morning at River City Casino. No one was hurt and the cause of the blaze is under investigation.

It wasn't clear how many patrons were in the casino when the fire broke out. It was reported on the roof around 9:30 a.m.

Crews put out a fire in the kitchen and on the roof.

The Missouri Gaming Commission says everyone was evacuated from the casino floor at 9:30 a.m. The casino was back in operation by 11 a.m.

 

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