Friday, April 14, 2017
Part of the roof of the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas was engulfed in fire
LAS VEGAS (KABC) -- Part of the roof of the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas was engulfed in fire late Thursday night.
The hotel, which has nearly 4,000 rooms, is one of the largest in the world.
The blaze was reported at 10:46 p.m. on a building at the southside of the hotel's lake and 77 firefighters responded, knocking it down by 11:09 p.m.
The Las Vegas Strip was closed to traffic near the casino as firefighters battled the flames.
There were no immediate reports of injuries.
The cause is being investigated.
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - A fire has been reported at Bellagio hotel-casino Thursday night.
Clark County Fire Department first responded to the fire at 10:50 p.m. after receiving the first call at 10:46 p.m. The fire was located on the roof of a building on the north side of the lake.
Firefighters reported at 11:09 p.m. that fire was knocked down. Clark County Fire said firefighting efforts were "extremely difficult" due to the location of the fire and access to the location.
A total of 77 personnel responded to the scene. A second fire was called as a precaution.
There are no reported injuries.
Las Vegas Boulevard is closed as a result of the fire.