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Fire breaks out on Bellagio Hotel's roof

A firefighter walks onto the roof near the

A firefighter walks onto the roof near the area of a fire at the Bellagio hotel and casino along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Las Vegas. Photo Credit: AP

LAS VEGAS - More than 70 firefighters responded to a fire that broke out on the roof of the Bellagio Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip late Thursday.

A Clark County Fire Department spokesman released a statement saying firefighters responded to a report of a fire on the roof of the building on the south side of the lake.

Assistant Fire Chief Larry D. Haydu said in a statement that the location of the fire made access difficult but it was knocked down in under an hour.

Part of Las Vegas Boulevard remained closed early Friday.

No injuries were reported.


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