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1.1K Violations Found So Far in Poland After Escape Room Fire

But experts say sites in US appear to have adequate safety features in place

(Newser) - The escape room in Poland where five teen girls died last week was said to have safety issues. But now officials are taking a look at escape rooms all across the country, and escape room owners in other areas—including in the US—are also reviewing their own protocols for... More »

5 Teen Girls Die in Escape Room

Polish officials crack down after fatal blaze

(Newser) - Polish officials have shut down 13 escape room entertainment sites for safety flaws and the prime minister asked people Sunday to report such lapses to firefighters and police after five teenage girls were killed in a fire, the AP reports. Players in escape room games are locked inside a room... More »

Cops: Guy Picked Wrong Business to Break Into

He couldn't escape NW Escape Experience, allegedly

(Newser) - The problem with breaking into an escape-room business is, well, the escape. Police in Vancouver, Washington, say Rye Wardlaw busted into NW Escape Experience overnight Sunday and ended up calling 911 because he couldn't get out, reports USA Today . Authorities say the 40-year-old finally managed to escape through a... More »

Women Escape Jail, Get Arrested at Escape Game

2nd escape in 24 hours proved impossible when cops showed up

(Newser) - Two women who escaped from jail in Alberta, Canada, were apparently so confident in their abilities that they headed to an escape room less than 24 hours later. Another escape proved impossible, however, when police officers surprised them within minutes. The scene unfolded Tuesday at SideQuests Adventures in Edmonton, which... More »

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