11 injured after roof collapses at casino in Gardena
GARDENA, Calif. (FOX 11) - Eleven people were injured after the roof of a single-story casino building in Gardena collapsed Monday morning, according to the county fire department.
The roof collapse occurred shortly after 10 a.m. at Larry Flynt's Lucky Lady Casino located in the 1000 block of West Rosecrans Avenue in Gardena.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department was on the scene investigating.
The collapse occurred over the lobby area of the 100-foot-by-100-foot building, the county fire department reported. Pictures from inside the casino showed debris atop some gaming tables. A water leak was also reported.
Eleven people were injured, 10 minor and one with "moderate injuries." Seven people were transported to area hospitals for their injuries, 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.
CNS contributed to this report.