Shops reopen after fire at Bellagio retail annex

The Clark County Fire Department and other emergency personnel respond to the scene after part of the roof of the Bellagio hotel-casino caught fire in Las Vegas on Thursday

The fire was reported by witnesses around 10: 30 p.m. and there are no injuries reported.

Authorities have not offered any details about what started the fire.

The fire at the Bellagio Hotel on Thursday night led to the temporary closure of the boulevard. The cause of the fire has not yet been released.

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The fire was contained to the exterior roof of a high-end retail section of the building.

The blaze was first reported at 10:46 p.m. local time Thursday (1:46 a.m. ET Friday). Damage was limited to the roof.

Gusty winds fanned the blaze, forcing employees out of tony stores such as Tiffany & Co. and Chanel. A cause wasn't immediately known.

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An overnight fire at the famous Bellagio hotel has shut down a stretch of the iconic Las Vegas Strip. But they quickly found out it wasn't when the Clark County Fire Department showed up to control the fire, which was on the roof of a building on the north side.

Operations were not interrupted in the casino or the 36-story hotel with almost 4,000 rooms, said Yvette Monet, spokeswoman for owner MGM Resorts International. South, were affected and no mass evacuations were necessary, Clark County Fire Department Deputy Chief Roy Session said.

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