Fire leads police to secret 8-liner casino in Roma

Fire lead authorities to a secret 8-liner arcade in Roma // Roma Fire Department Photo

Where there's smoke, there's fire.

A Wednesday morning fire lead authorities to a secret 8-liner casino in Roma.

Firefighters were called out to reports of a smoke from inside the BB Mart and Social Event outdoor rental place at 2568 East Grant Street just around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Witnesses told firefighters that smoke was coming from the celing and from the outdoor vents leading to the roof.

Police entered the business to find the source of the smoke and noticed several illegal gaming machines inside of the building.

Firefighters entered the building, found several beams on fire in the roof and quickly put out the fire.

Police questioned the owner of the business about the illegal machine but no arrest were made at this point.