The AJHL regular season game between the Fort McMurray Oil Barons and Drayton Valley Thunder in Drayton Valley, AB on January 25th has been cancelled due to an arena closure. The game will be re-scheduled shortly.
â??At approx. 13:00 hours on Jan. 24, 2014, a portion of the roof of the curling rink at the Drayton Valley Omniplex collapsed. Fire crews responded to the scene and immediately evacuated the building and secured the facility. A water leak and gas leak were detected in the affected area. Fire crews were successful in shutting off the water. ATCO Gas responded to the gas leak and were successful in shutting off the gas to the affected area. No injuries occurred as a result of this incident.
For safety reasons, all scheduled events in the Omniplex and MacKenzie Conference Centre have been suspended until further notice. This incident is currently under investigation. The Town of Drayton Valley is currently working hard to rectify this situation and requests the public's patience as they work through this emergencyâ??.