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Worker falls from balloon display at Paris Las Vegas

Updated January 31, 2019 - 8:16 pm

Clark County firefighters rescued a man Thursday afternoon after he fell from the large balloon-shaped sign at Paris Las Vegas.

An electrical contractor suffered “several injuries” and was transported to an area hospital, Clark County Fire Chief Greg Cassell said in a release Thursday afternoon. The man was not critically injured and was in stable condition, he said.

The Fire Department responded to the hotel at 12:42 p.m. Thursday after the fall was reported. The man was working on lighting inside the balloon on top of the marquee, Caesars Entertainment Corp. spokeswoman Adrienne Prather-Marcos said.

It wasn’t clear where the man landed, Cassell said.

Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter. Contact Jessica Terrones at jterrones@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0256. Follow @JessATerrones on Twitter.

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