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Large crowd observed at Fremont Street Experience despite warnings

Posted at 11:15 PM, Sep 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-06 11:17:41-04

Take a look at what officials have been warning about — big crowds during the holiday weekend.

Check out the videos (above) from the Fremont Street Experience on Friday night.

You can see hundreds, if not thousands, of people partying on Fremont Street with little social distancing and sometimes without masks.

Witnesses say police had to be called in to break up a fight at one point.

Gov. Sisolak issued a warning on Friday about people gathering on Labor Day.

Health officials like Dr. Fauci have also been advising people to take precautions during the Labor Day holiday.

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Cheap airfare to Las Vegas and cheap hotel room rates are drawing many people to Las Vegas.

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