Blues shut down escalator

Updated: October 9, 2009, 7:13 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues said Friday that a three-story escalator at the Scottrade Center would remain shut down during an investigation into why it malfunctioned, injuring 13 people, following the team's home opener.

The escalator was crowded with game spectators when it broke down around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. "From what I could tell from looking at it, it looked like the bottom four steps collapsed," said Capt. Bob Keuss with the St. Louis Fire Department.

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