Minor Injuries Reported After Roof Collapses at Larry Flynt Casino - NBC Southern California

Minor Injuries Reported After Roof Collapses at Larry Flynt Casino

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    More Than a Dozen People Injured in Casino Roof Collapse

    A section of the lobby roof in the Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena collapsed, sending seven to the hospital. Angie Crouch reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2019. (Published Monday, July 15, 2019)

    A roof collapsed Monday at Larry Flynt's Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, leaving nearly a dozen people injured.

    Firefighters, paramedics and an Urban Search and Rescue team were sent to the 1000 block of West Rosecrans Avenue after the collapse was reported about 10:10 a.m., according to the county fire department. The collapse occurred over the lobby area of the 100-foot-by-100-foot building, fire officials said.

    Pictures from inside the casino also showed debris atop some gaming tables. A water leak was also reported. Eleven people were injured, and seven were transported for hospital treatment. All but one of the injuries was classified as minor. One person's injury was classified as "moderate" because the patient had a pre-existing condition, according to the county fire department.

    The building will have to be inspected to determine its fitness for occupancy. The cause of the collapse was under investigation.

    Watch: Video Shows Damage From Casino Roof Collapse

    [LA] Watch: Video Shows Damage From Casino Roof Collapse

    Aerial video shows the damage caused by a roof collapse Larry Flynt's Lucky Lady Casino Monday July 15, 2019 in Gardena. No serious injuries were reported. 

    (Published Monday, July 15, 2019)

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