Bellagio Roof Fire Shuts Down Las Vegas Strip

No one was injured.

The Las Vegas Strip closed on Thursday night after a fire engulfed the roof of the famed Bellagio hotel and casino.

No one was injured in the blaze, which was first reported at 10:46 p.m.

It took less than a half hour to extinguish, but Clark County Fire Department officials stated that the firefighting effort was “extremely difficult” due to the fire’s location, per the Los Angeles Times.

According to KTNV-TV, 10 engines and 77 first responders were involved in putting out the blaze.

Authorities had not determined the cause of the fire by Friday morning.

Damage was confined to the roof, the Las Vegas Sun reported.

Bellagio is one of the largest hotels in the world, with nearly 4,000 rooms. The MGM Resorts-owned hotel opened in 1998 at a cost of $1.6 billion.

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