Superdome roof catches fire, leaving one injured

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor

The side of the Caesar’s Superdome roof ignited on Sept. 21 while crews prepared the venue for painting. 

According to the New Orleans Fire Department, firefighters responded to the blaze shortly after 1 p.m. and the fire appeared to be under control quickly. New Orleans Emergency Management Service reported transporting one person to the hospital for minor burns

Officials have asked people to stay away from the area.