The Bellagio Fire did not directly damage the interior of the building and was mastered in less than half an hour by the 77 firefighters dispatched to the scene, reports the Las Vegas Sun on its site.
The police closed the Las Vegas Boulevard for an hour and a half.
No injuries were reported and it was not necessary to evacuate the hotel. The cause of the accident has not been determined, according to the Las Vegas Sun.
The Bellagio is a huge hotel with nearly 4000 luxurious rooms. A unique auditorium was built to host the Cirque du Soleil aquatic show Ô . The show is presented there since 1998, the year of the opening of the establishment.
The hotel’s activities continued on Friday and it was still possible to purchase tickets for the two Ô performances to be given during the evening.
Part of Las Vegas Boulevard remained closed early Friday.