Place h2o principal break leads to Comanche Purple River Hotel & Casino, Comanche Vacation Plaza to briefly shut

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UPDATE: Saturday, Feb. 20 at 11:15 a.m.

The Comanche Travel Plaza in Devol will be entirely reopening at noon now. Comanche Purple River Hotel & Casino will keep on being shut for the time getting.


COMANCHE COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Thanks to h2o issues in Tillman County and the metropolis of Frederick, the Comanche Red River Lodge & On line casino and the Comanche Journey Plaza in Devol are quickly shut soon after a water key crack in the region. The gas station and the ease retailer are open up.

Officers manufactured this announcement on the casino’s Facebook webpage. To watch the submit, glance down below:

The on line casino will get its water from Tillman County Rural Water District 1. The district has two wells and blends its supply with drinking water out of Frederick to support that place as nicely. During the winter season storm, the City of Frederick experienced a two-foot mainline crack, which drained all of the water tower. Tillman County officials stated it took crews a lot more than a day to discover the crack because of to climate ailments.

Nonetheless, after the break was fixed, crews observed further difficulties with its pump station. In the meantime in Tillman County, one particular of its wells went down due to the fact of serious circumstances and the the district’s h2o wells could not continue to keep up with the significant h2o demand.

Anyone who has water in Frederick and Tillman County are staying asked to conserve.

It is unclear with the drinking water difficulties will be resolved, but the casino and vacation center will be shut right until repairs are designed.

Comanche officers explained there was no injury reported at the on line casino or the vacation center.