Updated 

Electrical issue leads to smokey escalator at McCarran


The fire department responded Sunday morning to reports of a smoking escalator at McCarran International Airport.

Fire crews arrived to Terminal 3 just after 8:30 a.m., located the source of smoke and discovered that it was an electrical issue, said McCarran airport safety officer Glenn Gardner.

The fire department left McCarran about 9 a.m. and escalator technicians are now fixing the moving staircase, Gardner said.

Contact Kimber Laux at klaux@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Find her on Twitter: @lauxkimber.

 

Comment section guidelines

The below comment section contains thoughts and opinions from users that in no way represent the views of the Las Vegas Review-Journal or Stephens Media LLC. This public platform is intended to provide a forum for users of reviewjournal.com to share ideas, express thoughtful opinions and carry the conversation beyond the article. Users must follow the guidelines under our Commenting Policy and are encouraged to use the moderation tools to help maintain civility and keep discussions on topic.