Boomtown Casino Boat Fire Injures One: Report

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
June 28, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

At least one person was injured in a fire at the Boomtown Casino boat in New Orleans, injuring one person, it was reported.

WDSU-TV said that the fire started at around 5 p.m. on Friday before it was extinguished.

A person suffered burns to their leg in the blaze, officials told the station.

The Coast Guard will handle the investigation into the fire.

WDSU noted that no further details were available at the time.

A week ago, a fire closed down the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., reported the Press of Atlantic City. The blaze started in the sauna.

Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.