Melting Ice & Snow Cause Leaks Inside Cowboys Stadium

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Members of the Arlington Fire Department were dispatched to the mezzanine area of Cowboys Stadium on Super Bowl XLV Sunday because of slick floors.

It turns out the water, in section 300, was coming from a leak in the roof. There was reportedly still ice and snow melting on top of Cowboys Stadium and that water was leaking into the stadium.

Water could be seen running down pillars and walls and eventually puddling on the floor.

The Arlington Fire Department was sent to watch over the area as a precaution. The light gray color of the floor made it especially hard to see the water. The wet areas on the floor didn’t shine or even give the appearance of being wet.

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There were no reports of any fan or employee injuries.

On Saturday, workers used low pressure hoses to spray warm water on the ice atop the stadium. They then used various things to chip the ice away.  Six people were injured at Cowboys Stadium Friday as snow and ice fell from the stadium roof.


One Comment

  1. Elmer says:

    What colors shows water better than light gray?
    “The light gray color of the floor made it especially hard to see the water.”

  2. Dave says:

    Obviously ANY “water color” would work………….hahahahaaha

  3. Robert says:

    Maybe Jerry should put the stadium snd himself in a Wayback machine and try again later.and bring Chrisine with him

  4. schrodinger says:

    Worst. Super. Bowl. Ever.

  5. sh says:

    In light of the seating fiasco, Mr. Jones’ greed and selfishness has made the name Dallas stink throughout the media, and the laughing stock of millions of Americans.
    He may be the owner, but this also reflects on the community that supports him and he sure doesn’t own us, the taxpayers and victims of his sleazy deals.
    He’s got his leaky stadium, he’s got his Super Bowl, let call it a wrap — it’s time for him to sell the lot to someone with integrity and move back to Los Angeles where he came from: where his business practices can be worshiped and admired by his peers.
    I wish him no ill, I just wish him gone.

  6. Debra says:

    Seriously, was that a good use of the FIRE DEPARTMENT? Can’t Jerry afford maintenance workers to watch the floor?

  7. Todd says:

    Deb, the maintenance workers were being used to chase people out of their seats they paid for because they were allegedly not safe. Nothing like selling seats for an event that dont exist.

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