Gaylory Opryland Hotel

Regional
8:13 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Gas Explosion at Opryland Hotel Leads to Evacuation of Thousands of Guests

Officials in Nashville say a gas explosion at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center caused the evacuation of over 5,000 guests overnight, but no injuries were reported.

Capt. Ken Walburn of the Nashville Fire Department said the explosion was reported around 8:15pm Tuesday evening, and guests were allowed back into the hotel around 3 am Wednesday.