Reports are coming in that a cigarette was the cause of a fire that started on the roof of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino‘s ‘Building #2′ earlier today in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Fans of the band Widespread Panic are staying at the all inclusive resort for a 4 night intimate gathering for the event ‘Panic en la Playa‘. This is the event’s second year and first notable incident on record.
Twitter posts from concert goers showed photos and stated that the fire lasted for about an hour. As of now there have been no reported injuries.
PSA #playafreaks: use an ashtray. thatch roof fire in building 2 already out thanks to @HRHPuntaCana. #panicenlaplaya #cannabistco
— katie shapiro (@kshapiromedia) March 18, 2014