All-clear given after fire at restaurant in MGM Grand Detroit

Posted at 9:26 AM, Apr 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-11 13:17:08-04

MGM Grand Detroit says the all-clear has been given after a two-alarm fire reported on Wednesday morning.

Deputy Fire Commissioner Dave Fornell said the Detroit Fire Department was called to MGM at approximately 8:40 a.m. for a report of an odor of smoke in a dining area.

Officials say the fire was near the Palette Dining Studio, and occupants have been evacuated. Extra firefighters were called to the scene to assist. 

The casino and hotel is back open but the Palette Dining Studio will remain closed until clean up is complete.

MGM Grand Detroit President and COO Mike Neubecker released this statement:

MGM Grand Detroit casino and hotel is open after the all clear was given by the Detroit Fire Department. Palette Dining Studio and Breeze will be remain closed until clean-up is complete. All inquiries related to the nature of the fire can be made to the Detroit Fire Department.

MGM Grand Detroit thanks the Detroit Fire Department for their prompt response and investigation. The safety of our guests and team members is our priority.