Strong winds blow over tent injuring wedding guests

Sandia casino wedding tent damage

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – In the metro a day of celebration turned dangerous.

At last word, two people are in the hospital and several others were injured, after a wedding tent collapsed outside a popular casino.

Bernalillo County Fire Department and AFD assisted Sandia Pueblo at the Sandia Resort and Casino.

Video from Sky News 13, shows the scene where BCFD says the 40 by 80 foot tent fell around seven last night because of the wind.

The tent seems to have fallen over a reception party.

No word on how severe the injuries are for those in the hospital.

BCFD says six others suffered minor injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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