By Associated Press - Thursday, March 29, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on a power outage that affected parts of the Bellagio resort on the Las Vegas Strip (all times local):

5:20 p.m.

A hotel official says power is back on, six hours after a short circuit in an electrical panel closed parts of the Bellagio resort on the Las Vegas Strip.

MGM Resorts International spokeswoman Mary Hynes said power was restored about 5 p.m. Thursday to the Cirque Theater, buffet restaurant and parts of the casino race and sports book betting area.

Hynes says two evening performances of the Cirque du Soleil show “O” will go on as scheduled.



She says it may take time to reopen the buffet.

A Clark County fire official says no injuries were reported and no evacuation was ordered but firefighters helped people out of elevators after the outage about 11 a.m..

It was blamed on a water leak making contact with an electrical panel.

Guest rooms in the nearly 4,000-room property continued to have electricity.

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1:05 p.m.

Authorities say an electrical panel short-circuit cut power to parts of the Bellagio resort on the Las Vegas Strip, but no injuries were reported and no evacuation was ordered.

Deputy Clark County Fire Chief Jeff Buchanan said firefighters who answered an alarm about 11 a.m. Thursday found no fire but helped people out of elevators.

Mary Hynes, spokeswoman for hotel owner MGM Resorts International, said power was still out at nearly 1 p.m. at the buffet restaurant, the Cirque Theater and parts of the casino race and sports book betting area.

She says casino gambling was not affected and elevator service was quickly restored.

Buchanan says officials found that leaky water made contact with an electrical panel.

He says guest rooms in the nearly 4,000-room property continued to have electricity.

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