UPDATE: Faulty light fixture to blame for Bellagio fire
The cause of the Bellagio fire has been linked to faulty light fixtures on an exterior wall.
Chopper thirteen flew over the hotel-casino where workers could be seen in the affected area.
Repair crews have begun working on the harm caused by the very first on the Bellagio’s rooftop on Thursday.
Bellagio hotel-casino rooftop fire causes harm.
Clark County Fire said firefighting efforts were "utterly difficult" due to the location of the fire and access to the location.
Firefighters reported at 11:09 p.m. that fire was knocked down.
UPDATE AT 9:45 A.M. APRIL Legitimate: The cause of the Bellagio fire has been linked to faulty light fixtures on an exterior wall.
UPDATE AT 6:30 P.M. APRIL 14: Work resumes to repair and access the harm on the affected building. Scaffolding has been set up outside while crews proceed to clear harm.
#UPDATE: Crews working on the roof of the #Bellagio shops clearing up fire harm @KTNV pic.twitter.com/ORea9wruXe
A tale of two shows at the #Bellagio – fountain demonstrate going off while crews are on roof repairing fire harm @KTNV pic.twitter.com/yK9iPs9Keq
More construction crews just arrived outside the #Bellagio – watching more crews clearing debris on the roof @KTNV pic.twitter.com/ySzBeBOknp
Scaffolding set up outside #Bellagio balconies as crews proceed to clear up harm, @ClarkCountyFD estimates $400k to fix it @KTNV pic.twitter.com/ldlCjCoE9u
UPDATE AT one P.M. APRIL 14: A spokesperson for the fire department said during a media briefing that the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. However, investigators are looking at the electrical and lighting systems.
The fire department is estimating harm inbetween $400,000 and $500,000. A contributing factor to this estimation is the difficulty of accessing the location where the harm occurred.
UPDATE AT Ten:57 A.M. APRIL 14: MGM Resorts tweeted at Ten:41 a.m. Friday that the Bellagio is open today.
A fire was reported at Bellagio hotel-casino Thursday night.
Clark County Fire Department very first responded to the fire at Ten:50 p.m. after receiving the very first call at Ten: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 "utterly difficult" due to the location of the fire and access to the location.
A total of seventy seven personnel responded to the scene. A 2nd fire was called as a precaution.
There are no reported injuries. The cause of the fire has not yet been released.
Las Vegas Boulevard was shortly closed as a result of the fire.
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