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Foxwoods Roof Is On Fire (No Joke)

By Chuckmonster on Tuesday, 29th January 2008 1:33pm
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The roof at the Great Cedar Hotel at Foxwoods is on fire. No joke.

A seven-alarm fire on a hotel roof forced hundreds of gamblers and guests out of Foxwoods Resort Casino on Tuesday afternoon.

Officials first evacuated the top three floors of the Great Cedar Hotel, one of three hotels at Foxwoods, then later evacuated the entire 312-room building. As a precaution, officials also evacuated the adjacent Great Cedar Casino, one of six casinos there.

Saverio Mancini, a spokesman for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, which runs the casino, said no one was hurt.

He said fire officials do not yet know what caused the fire, which was between a mechanical equipment room near the roof and an exterior hall. Guests forced to leave the hotel were being taken to a hospitality lounge.

Donna Garfield of Lawrence, Mass., told The Day of New London that she was gambling at a slot machine when security personnel told her to leave the building.

"All I was told was that we had to leave for safety reasons but I didn

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