Sep
03
Five Teens Killed In Fire At Poland ‘Escape Room’ Birthday Party | NBC Nightly News


ROOM TURNED DEADLY FOR FIVE GIRLS CELEBRATING A BIRTHDAY. FIVE GIRLS CELEBRATING A BIRTHDAY. NBC’S SARAH HARMON HAS A BIRTHDAY. NBC’S SARAH HARMON HAS MORE. NBC’S SARAH HARMON HAS MORE.>>Reporter: A MORE.>>Reporter: A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION>>Reporter: A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION TURNED INTO TRAGEDY. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION TURNED INTO TRAGEDY. FIVE GIRLS ALL JUST 15 TURNED INTO TRAGEDY. FIVE GIRLS ALL JUST 15 YEARS OLD FOUND DEAD FIVE GIRLS ALL JUST 15 YEARS OLD FOUND DEAD AFTER A FIRE IN THIS YEARS OLD FOUND DEAD AFTER A FIRE IN THIS ESCAPE ROOM IN AFTER A FIRE IN THIS ESCAPE ROOM IN NORTHERN POLAND. ESCAPE ROOM IN NORTHERN POLAND. THE LIKELY CAUSE, NORTHERN POLAND. THE LIKELY CAUSE, CARBON MONOXIDE THE LIKELY CAUSE, CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING. CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING. THE PROSECUTOR BLAMING POISONING. THE PROSECUTOR BLAMING A GAS LEAK IN THE THE PROSECUTOR BLAMING A GAS LEAK IN THE HEATING SYSTEM FOR THE A GAS LEAK IN THE HEATING SYSTEM FOR THE BLAZE, WHICH ALSO LEFT HEATING SYSTEM FOR THE BLAZE, WHICH ALSO LEFT A MALE EMPLOYEE BLAZE, WHICH ALSO LEFT A MALE EMPLOYEE HOSPITALIZED WITH A MALE EMPLOYEE HOSPITALIZED WITH SEVERE BURNS. HOSPITALIZED WITH SEVERE BURNS. ESCAPE ROOMS ARE BIG SEVERE BURNS. ESCAPE ROOMS ARE BIG BUSINESS IN POLAND AND ESCAPE ROOMS ARE BIG BUSINESS IN POLAND AND AROUND THE WORLD, WITH BUSINESS IN POLAND AND AROUND THE WORLD, WITH MORE THAN 2,000 AROUND THE WORLD, WITH MORE THAN 2,000 LOCATIONS ACROSS THE MORE THAN 2,000 LOCATIONS ACROSS THE U.S. LOCATIONS ACROSS THE U.S. PARTICIPANTS PAY TO BE U.S. PARTICIPANTS PAY TO BE LOCKED INTO A WORK AND PARTICIPANTS PAY TO BE LOCKED INTO A WORK AND WORK TOGETHER TO SOLVE LOCKED INTO A WORK AND WORK TOGETHER TO SOLVE PUZZLES IN ORDER TO WORK TOGETHER TO SOLVE PUZZLES IN ORDER TO ESCAPE. PUZZLES IN ORDER TO ESCAPE. A HOLLYWOOD MOVIE ESCAPE. A HOLLYWOOD MOVIE CALLED ESCAPE ROOM, A HOLLYWOOD MOVIE CALLED ESCAPE ROOM, RELEASED THE SAME DAY CALLED ESCAPE ROOM, RELEASED THE SAME DAY AS THE FIRE, RELEASED THE SAME DAY AS THE FIRE, SPOTLIGHTS THE TREND. AS THE FIRE, SPOTLIGHTS THE TREND.>>I THINK THIS IS THE SPOTLIGHTS THE TREND.>>I THINK THIS IS THE ESCAPE ROOM.>>I THINK THIS IS THE ESCAPE ROOM.>>WE SHOULD LOOK FOR ESCAPE ROOM.>>WE SHOULD LOOK FOR CLUES.>>WE SHOULD LOOK FOR CLUES.>>WHAT SHOULD WE LOOK CLUES.>>WHAT SHOULD WE LOOK FOR?>>WHAT SHOULD WE LOOK FOR?>>ANYTHING THAT LOOKS FOR?>>ANYTHING THAT LOOKS LIKE A PUZZLE OR A>>ANYTHING THAT LOOKS LIKE A PUZZLE OR A CODE. LIKE A PUZZLE OR A CODE.>>Reporter: DESPITE CODE.>>Reporter: DESPITE THE TRAGEDY, OPERATORS>>Reporter: DESPITE THE TRAGEDY, OPERATORS INSIST AMERICAN ESCAPE THE TRAGEDY, OPERATORS INSIST AMERICAN ESCAPE ROOMS ARE SAFE. INSIST AMERICAN ESCAPE ROOMS ARE SAFE.>>EACH ONE OF OUR ROOMS ARE SAFE.>>EACH ONE OF OUR ROOMS HAS FIRE>>EACH ONE OF OUR ROOMS HAS FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, OUR ROOMS HAS FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, OUR GAME MASTERS ARE EXTINGUISHERS, OUR GAME MASTERS ARE WATCHING EACH GAME GAME MASTERS ARE WATCHING EACH GAME INDIVIDUALLY. WATCHING EACH GAME INDIVIDUALLY.>>Reporter: POLAND’S INDIVIDUALLY.>>Reporter: POLAND’S INTERIOR MINISTRY>>Reporter: POLAND’S INTERIOR MINISTRY ORDERED SAFETY INTERIOR MINISTRY ORDERED SAFETY INSPECTIONS AT ESCAPE ORDERED SAFETY INSPECTIONS AT ESCAPE ROOMS ACROSS THE INSPECTIONS AT ESCAPE ROOMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. ROOMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. AS THIS HOUSE OF FUN COUNTRY. AS THIS HOUSE OF FUN BECOMES A MAKESHIFT AS THIS HOUSE OF FUN BECOMES A MAKESHIFT MEMORIAL.