Tuesday, 17 October, 2017

Tourist initially thought fire was part of show

Emergency personnel respond to a fire on the roof of the Bellagio is on Thursday Emergency personnel respond to a fire on the roof of the Bellagio on Thursday
Saul Franklin | 15 April, 2017, 02:47

Bystanders in the area, particularly out front of the Bellagio's water fountain - whose famous water show continued unabated - could be seen watching the fire with alarm.

The Clark County Fire Department responded to a rooftop blaze around 10:46 p.m.

"It was kinda unreal", said Kim, who recorded cellphone video of the Thursday night fire. The cause is being investigated.

The fire was contained to the exterior roof of a high-end retail section of the building. Damage was limited to the roof. They added that strong winds had helped the fire spread quickly.

Hotel spokeswoman Yvette Monet (moh-NAY') says the retail area was evacuated, but operations weren't interrupted at the posh casino and hotel with almost 4,000 rooms.

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Chaos erupted on the Las Vegas strip on April 13 as a fire broke out at the Bellagio Hotel, sending the roof into flames.

The 77 firefighters containing the fire describe the task as "extremely difficult" because of its location.

Part of Las Vegas Boulevard remained closed early Friday.

No injuries were reported and it was not necessary to evacuate the hotel.

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