Firefighters battled a raging blaze yesterday on a 14th floor pool deck at The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas. Two people were injured and hundreds of others were forced to flee as the fire broke out. The blaze started at an outside pool are and quickly spread, setting pool cabanas and trees alight.
As large plumes of black smoke billowed into the sky, terrified guests fled to safety and more than 100 firefighters rushed to the scene. No one was hurt in the two-alarm fire but one guest was hospitalised to be treated for smoke inhalation. Several floors of the hotel were evacuated but the Hotel have confirmed guests will be able to stay on all fllors of the hotel by the end of the weekend.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, according to the fire department and The Cosmopolitan.
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