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Monte Carlo Hotel on Fire in Las Vegas

January 25th, 2008

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Fire broke out around 11am Friday morning at the world famous Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
According to officials, the 3 alarm fire started spreading from the center section of the hotel across the roof sending black smoke and embers down to the Las Vegas Strip below.
The Monte Carlo is being evacuated while Las Vegas Fire Fighters battle the blaze from the rooftop.

Many spectators gathered on the Las Vegas Blvd to watch the blaze while others were stuck in grid lock traffic due to the surrounding streets being closed for the fire crews.

As of this time no one has been reported injured but there is talk about 4 Monte Carlo Hotel employees being trapped around the top of the building.

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