Smoking section possible cause of casino fire

Lighthorse Police Department releases cause of WinStar fire
Gainesville Daily Register – February 5, 2016

THACKERVILLE, Okla. — Ashes from a cigarette are believed to be the cause of a recent fire on WinStar World Casino and Resort property, according to the Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police Department.  Capt. Steve Cash said the incident is believed to have stemmed from a smoking area at the casino and because winds were gusting at 30 miles per an hour late last Friday afternoon, he believes ashes from a cigarette possibly circled around the employee entrance and caught two of the casino’s service vehicles on fire. …

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