Clark County Firefighters battling 2nd alarm fire at Bellagio Hotel

Clark County Firefighters battling 2nd alarm fire at Bellagio Hotel

Flames could be seen coming from the roof of the Bellagio.

Traffic on the Strip began to improve after firefighters were able to control the blaze.

The portion of the building that was on fire was the roof over the south entrance to the Bellagio shops.

The fire department arrived to the area at 10:50 p.m. after receiving a call four minutes earlier.

Authorities have not offered any details about what started the fire.

He says damage was limited to the roof of the Via Bellagio annex.

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Emergency responders performed CPR on Wainberg while he was rushed to hospital, where he died shortly thereafter. In 2008, Wainberg was named a Chevalier de Legion d'honneur, the highest honour given by France.

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

A rooftop fire broke out at the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas late Thursday night, prompting a temporary shutdown of the Strip, ABC News reported.

The cause was under investigation.

Haydu said in the statement that the location of the fire made access hard but it was knocked down in under an hour.

There have been no reports of injuries.

Las Vegas Boulevard was briefly closed as a result of the fire.

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