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Balcony fire causes minor injuries at Las Vegas Strip resort

Updated February 13, 2021 - 10:00 pm

A balcony fire on the Las Vegas Strip sent firefighters rushing up the stairs of a high-rise hotel Saturday night.

Clark County firefighters were called at 7:57 p.m. to The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South, after a report of smoke on the 51st floor and found a balcony in fire, according to a statement from the Fire Department.

The floor was evacuated while firefighters extinguished the blaze.

Multiple people were taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with minor injuries.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation Saturday night.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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