Gas leak forces guests out of Seminole Hard Rock

Gas leak forces guests out of Seminole Hard Rock


right now a hazmat situation unfolding at a construction site at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and guests as well as employees telling us they smelled a strong odor before they had to evacuate local 10 News Alex thini she’s kept that scene she has this the last hour or so in Hollywood she has details for us Alex what’s happening out there well Christy and JC we know that this hazmat situation is now under control but for quite some time Seminole way here in Hollywood was shut down as they were tending to that situation people have now been allowed back in but we know that guests they actually told us that employees were seen wearing masks for about 45 minutes as they tried to shuffle everyone out as a result of this gas leak shortly after 4:30 this morning hundreds of guests and staff members were evacuated from the Seminole Hard Rock & Casino in Hollywood this after a gas leak that reportedly started a new construction site according to a spokesperson for the hotel a construction accident happened Monday morning that cut a natural gas line emergency crews were seen going door-to-door throughout the hotel to ensure everyone was out after about two hours guests were allowed back in construction teams had to wait a bit longer they were finally given the all-clear shortly before 8:00 this morning three people were transported to the hospital after becoming nauseous due to the odor there were no serious injuries all right back out live here this morning that gas line was successfully capped about an hour later now those transports we know to employees and one guess to this guitar-shaped building that you’re taking a look out here this is where that leak started and it’s still under construction I’m told that this accident will slow things down just a bit for today but again the good news and all of this is that there were no serious injuries we are live in Hollywood this morning Alex Finney local 10 News

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