Tank collapse causes flooding at Atlanta Boat Show - CBS46 News

Tank collapse causes flooding at Atlanta Boat Show

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A water tank inside the Georgia World Congress Center collapsed and flooded the area on Thursday.

The tank was used for wakeboarding at the Progressive Atlanta Boat Show.

Around 200,000 gallons of water spilled into the center.

The show opening was delayed until 3 p.m. Originally, the show was scheduled to open at 11 a.m.

"Starting at 3 p.m., the show will open as planned, celebrating 50 years of bringing the best in boating to Atlanta," said Show Manager Larry Berryman.

The Indoor Wake Park was to be the site of performances by professional wave riders. It is unknown if the attraction will be repaired.

Fire crews removed the water from the second tank.

No one was injured during the collapse.

It is unclear what caused the tank to collapse.

CBSAtlanta.com will have more information as it becomes available.

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