The world famous Las Vegas hotel, Bellagio, was engulfed in flames on Friday (April 14, 2017) night. A preliminary estimate of damage the fire caused is US $400,000 to US $450,000 (AED 1.6m), according to the Clark County Fire Department.
In the footage taken by witnesses, the fire was seen on the roof of the south side of the hotel's lake. In an official statement on its Twitter page, the Bellagio said no injuries were reported from the incident.
The incident took place at the 3,950-key hotel two weeks after a reported armed robbery at the hotel.
According to KTNV-TV, 10 engines and 77 first responders were involved in putting out the blaze.
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