Empire City Casino evacuated; gas leak blamed

The News Leader

December 18, 2010 2:30:27 PM PST
Empire City Casino in Yonkers was evacuated Saturday afternoon due to gas leak.

According to the Yonkers Police Department, the fire department received a call about an odor of gas coming from the building at 2:30 pm.

ConEd was notified and isolated the leak.

The fire department has declared the situation under control and the casino was reopened at 4:10 pm.

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