Waterline Break Damages Oklahoma Aquarium In Jenks

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 5:44 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, Oklahoma -- The City Manager in Jenks said a waterline break is to blame for a partial ceiling collapse at the Oklahoma Aquarium Thursday afternoon.

The city manager said the break happened at the Sting Ray exhibit.  The status of the animals is unknown.

A witness told News On 6 he saw water leaking from the roof and was told to leave moments before the partial collapse occurred.

Watch the video from witness Ryan Dunlap above.

Jenks Police told News On 6 no one was injured.  The extent of the damage is unknown at this time.

The Oklahoma Aquarium said it does not expect to be open on Friday.