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UPDATE: Damage from Bellagio fire could reach $450K

Crews knock down fire on Bellagio roof
Crews knock down fire on Bellagio roof
Crews knock down fire on Bellagio roof
Crews knock down fire on Bellagio roof
Posted at 11:09 PM, Apr 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-14 21:28:53-04

UPDATE AT 6:30 P.M. APRIL 14: Work continues to repair and access the damage on the affected building. Scaffolding has been set up outside while crews continue to clear damage.

UPDATE AT 1 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 damage between $400,000 and $500,000. A contributing factor to this estimation is the difficulty of accessing the location where the damage occurred.

UPDATE AT 10:57 A.M. APRIL 14: MGM Resorts tweeted at 10:41 a.m. Friday that the Bellagio is open today.


A fire was reported at Bellagio hotel-casino Thursday night.

Clark County Fire Department first responded to the fire at 10:50 p.m. after receiving the first call at 10:46 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 "extremely difficult" due to the location of the fire and access to the location.

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A total of 77 personnel responded to the scene. A second 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 briefly closed as a result of the fire.

This is developing story. Check back to 13 Action News for updates.