UPDATE 3:30p Sunday: We have learned Boca Raton PD that the fire alarm was activated by a candle.
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Cinemark Movie Theater on Airport Road in Boca Raton was evacuated Saturday night after someone apparently pulled a fire alarm — prompting a mass exodus.
Police and Boca Raton Fire Rescue rushed to the scene and determined that there was no fire and that the alarm was “false.”
No arrests have been made at this time, although it is believed the Cinemark has a sophisticated video surviellance system. The person who triggered the alarm may have been caught on video tape.
Cinemark, which owns the “Palace” in Boca Raton, also owns the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado where a gunman opened fire during the premiere of Batman early Friday morning, killing at least 12 and wounding at least 50.
The Cinemark in Boca was recently known as the “Muvico” theater.
LOCAL JOURNALISM SUPPORTER.
Content copyright © 2023 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. BocaNewsNow.com ® is a registered trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. For our intellectual property, terms, and conditions, read here. Broadcast stations must credit BocaNewsNow.com on air. Print must refer to BocaNewsNow.com. Online must link to BocaNewsNow.com. Contact news (at) bocanewsnow.com. Call 561-576-NEWS (6397). Arrest reports are police accusations. Guilt or innocence is determined in a court of law.
The Latest From BocaNewsNow.com
- Boca Raton Middle School Teacher Re-Fired
- Canyon Trails HOA Latest To Sue Homeowner Over Dues, Fees
- Palm Beach County Schools Hide Expulsion Information, Race Questions Raised
- Boca Isles South Resident Arrested Following Theft, Fire
- Million Dollar Lottery Winner Lives In Boynton Beach
- Boca Raton Teen Killer Identified, Cops Say Shot Friend In Back Yard
- Boca Raton’s L’Ambiance HOA Facing Lawsuit
- CRASH AND BURN: Boca Isles South Burglar Crashes Getaway Car At Cop Shop
- Fire Burning Cascade Lakes Boynton Beach