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2 treated after Westgate electrical fire

Posted at 11:00 PM, May 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-12 02:19:04-04

Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after a small electrical fire at the Westgate hotel-casino.

Smoke was reported on the 12th floor around 9:52 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Upon arrival, crews discovered the fire was located in the electrical room. The fire was contained to an electrical panel.

One maintenance worker and one hotel guest were treated for smoke inhalation. They were not taken to the hospital.

Crews used electric fans to remove the smoke from the structure.

There were no evacuations.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.