Seminole Classic Casino Hollywood The entrance sign to the Seminole Classic Casino is seen on June 13, 2019 in Hollywood, Florida.
(Joe Raedle/Getty Images, File)BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — An explosion Monday morning at the Seminole Classic Casino Hollywood injured 26 people, officials with the Seminole Tribe and Hollywood Fire Rescue told several news outlets.
Gary Bitner, spokesperson for the Seminole Tribe, told WSVN that those injured included employees and customers.
The incident happened around 9:50 a.m. as contractors were performing regular service on the casino’s fire suppression system, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported.
The fire suppression system was on the second floor of the building, an area closed to customers, according to the Herald.