DETROIT (WWJ) – The MGM Grand Detroit was evacuated late Thursday afternoon after casino officials said there was a “smoke fire” at Bourbon Steak restaurant.
The scene is now clear and the casino and the restaurant are back open.READ MORE: Oxford Schools Superintendent Issues Statement After Tragedy In Texas
WWJ Newsradio 950 listener Ed, who did not want to give his last name, said there were a lot of people standing outside on Third Street.READ MORE: Michigan Senate Blocks Gun Storage Vote
“All of the employees and kitchen staff and a lot of guests … hundreds, I’m not sure about how many but, you know, several hundred at least,” he said.
Customers and staff were back inside before 6 p.m.MORE NEWS: Detroit Pistons To Play Regular Season Game Against Chicago Bulls In Paris
No injuries were reported.