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Fire at Rumor Hotel near Las Vegas Strip

Posted at 2:19 PM, Aug 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-15 20:36:20-04

Clark County firefighters responded to a fire on Monday afternoon at Rumor Hotel at 455 E. Harmon Ave.

The fire department sent 4 engines, 1 truck, 1 rescue, and 2 battalion chiefs. They were assisted by Las Vegas Fire & Rescue.

Upon arrival, firefighters observed smoke coming from the 2-story hotel. More resources were needed and a second alarm was requested. An additional 6 engines, 2 more trucks, 2 more rescues, 2 more battalion chiefs and a rehab unit.

Hotel guests were evacuated during the incident and no one was injured.

The fire started around 1:30 p.m. It was declared knocked down at 1:56 p.m.

Crews are currently ventilating the structure so that guests can return to the property and their rooms.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.