The St. Croix Chippewa Tribe owns and operates the St. Croix Casino in Danbury, Wisconsin. Photo: St. Croix Casinos
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St. Croix Chippewa Tribe reports little damage from fire at hotel used for casino guests



The St. Croix Chippewa Tribe is reporting minimal damage after a fire struck a hotel used for casino guests in Danbury, Wisconsin.

The fire at the St. Croix Casino Lodge occurred in the afternoon on Saturday, November 4. It apparently started in a sauna in the pool area and caused some damage to a small number of adjacent guest rooms, KMSP reported.

“There were no injuries,” Danbury fire chief Mark Bauer told The Burnett County Sentinel.

A gaming executive told KMSP that most guests at the lodge were relocated to a different property.

The St. Croix Casino Danbury itself was not affected. The facility is across the parking lot from the lodge.

The casino has a hotel attached to the property. That hotel was not affected either.

The tribe also operates casinos in Turtle Lake and in Hertel.

Read More on the Story:
St. Croix Casino Lodge catches fire, no injuries (KMSP November 4, 2017)
Fire at tribe’s St. Croix Lodge at Danbury (The Inter County Leader November 4, 2017)
St. Croix Casino Lodge catches fire (The Burnett County Sentinel November 9, 2017)

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