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Substance at Luxor deemed to be non-hazardous

Possible hazardous materials incident at Luxor
Posted at 12:42 PM, Feb 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-10 20:43:25-05

UPDATE: The substance at Luxor was deemed to be non-hazardous. Normal hotel operations to resume.


Firefighters responded to the Luxor hotel-casino for a potential hazardous materials incident Wednesday.

Clark County Fire Department and Las Vegas Fire & Rescue were called to respond around 11:50 a.m. Officials are working with local law enforcement to determine the nature of the incident.

Floors 27, 28 and 29 have been evacuated.

No injuries have been reported.

A guest room attendant found the substance in an unoccupied room and notified hotel officials. Police said there were several suspicious items.

About 54 guests in the iconic 30-story pyramid tower were asked to evacuate. The Luxor has about 4,400 rooms in multiple towers.

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