Smoke leads to late night evacuation at Riverside Casino & Golf - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Smoke leads to late night evacuation at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort

Posted: Updated:
RIVERSIDE (KWWL) - Operations are back to normal at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort after an evacuation late Sunday night.

According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, employees saw smoke coming from one of the hotel's elevator shafts at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday night, prompting hotel management to evacuate the building.

No one was injured and authorities are trying to figure out what caused the smoke.

Fire departments from Riverside, Kalona, Ainsworth and Lone Tree were all called in to assist with the incident.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KWWL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Sandy Youngblut at 319-291-1259. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at