Moderate electrical fire at Coushatta Casino Resort
At approximately 7:40 p.m. Saturday, a moderate electrical fire took place at the Coushatta Casino Resort.
The electrical fire was confined to one particular electrical room and at no point were patrons or workers in any immediate danger.
Despite rumors to the contrary, while there was some smoke, there were no explosions and no one was injured as a result of the fire.
The incident was quickly and safely contained by the Coushatta Fire Department as guests were carefully escorted out of the involved property.
The specific cause of the electrical fire is under further investigation. There was some power loss to the north end of the resort property, but full power is expected to be restored and all gaming areas re-opened as soon as it is deemed safe.