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Fire Breaks Out on Bellagio Hotel's Roof in Vegas

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    A fire broke out on a roof of the Bellagio Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, shutting down traffic as firefighters fought the blaze.

    (Published Friday, April 14, 2017)

    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.

    Inmates Take Down Guards With a Pencil, Go on the Run

    [NATL] Oklahoma Inmates Take Down Guards With a Pencil, Go on the Run

    Officials in Major County, Oklahoma, are searching for two inmates on the run from Fairview after they escaped from a private van transporting them early Tuesday. Officials say the two inmates were able to take down their guards with just a pencil. 

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017)

    No injuries were reported.