Las Vegas Sun

October 1, 2016

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Firefighters struggle to contain a blaze that threatens the iconic windmill of the El Rancho Vegas Hotel, but efforts were in vain, as fire soon spreads to the windmill. The hotel is the first official hotel casino to open on The Strip, but it's now an empty lot.

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Firefighters struggle to contain a blaze that threatens the iconic windmill of the El Rancho Vegas Hotel, but efforts were in vain, as fire soon spreads to the windmill. The hotel is the first official hotel casino to open on The Strip, but it's now an empty lot.