Smoke and flames have shot fom a part of the roof at New Orleans’ Superdome as crews labored to wash and put together the sporting and leisure area for portray
NEW ORLEANS — Smoke and flames shot via the aspect of the Superdome’s roof on Tuesday as crews labored to wash and put together the New Orleans sports activities and leisure area for portray.
The New Orleans Hearth Division confirmed firefighters responded to flames on the constructing’s roof shortly earlier than 1 p.m. The hearth gave the impression to be underneath management a short while later.
Crews had been energy washing the roof this week to organize it to be painted, officers stated.
The hearth occurred in a bit of Superdome roofing referred to as the “gutter tub,” stated ASM International VP of stadiums Doug Thornton, talking with The Instances Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate.
ASM International manages the Superdome. A spokesman didn’t instantly reply to a phone name from The Related Press.