Explosion at Sandman Signature Hotel in Fort Worth Leaves At Least 10 Injured, Declared Major Incident by City Police

Explosion at Sandman Signature Hotel in Fort Worth Leaves At Least 10 Injured, Declared Major Incident by City Police

Explosion Strikes Sandman Signature Hotel in Downtown Fort Worth

Fort Worth, Texas – In a shocking turn of events, first responders in Fort Worth are grappling with the aftermath of a massive explosion at the Sandman Signature hotel.

Reports indicate that at least 10 people have sustained injuries in the incident.

Chaos and Destruction Unleashed

The scene is one of chaos and destruction, as shared images on social media depict blown-out windows on the first floor of the hotel.

There are also unconfirmed reports suggesting a possible collapse of a floor within the building.

The severity of the situation is underscored by the images circulating online.

Suspected Gas Explosion Raises Concerns

Amid the uncertainty surrounding the incident, CBS News reports that a gas explosion is suspected to be the cause of the devastation.

However, the precise details and confirmation of the cause remain pending as emergency personnel work diligently to assess the scene.

Emergency Response in Action

Local authorities, including the Fort Worth police and fire department, have sprung into action.

Police have issued advisories urging individuals in the vicinity to steer clear of the downtown area.

A tweet from the police reads, “We are currently working a Major Incident. Please avoid the downtown area.

PIOs are on the scene. We will share more details as soon as we can confirm more information.”

Debris Scattered Across Streets

Upon arrival at the scene, the Fort Worth fire department found a chaotic situation with debris scattered across the road.

Notably, there were no ambulances on-site at the time of their arrival.

The force of the explosion is evident, with windows and door frames hurled to the other side of the street.

As the community awaits further updates, the focus remains on assessing the extent of the damage and ensuring the safety and well-being of those affected by this tragic event.

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