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May 23, 2019

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Binion’s casino briefly evacuated after kitchen fire


Steve Marcus

An exterior view of Binion’s in Downtown Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011.

Binion’s was evacuated this morning after a small fire in a restaurant kitchen deep fryer, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue.

Nobody was injured.

The fire was reported about 9:30 a.m. at the Top of Binion’s Steakhouse on the 24th floor of the downtown Las Vegas casino, officials said.

The flames were quickly extinguished by sprinklers, and guests were able to re-enter the Fremont Street casino shortly thereafter, officials said.

The hotel sustained some smoke and water damage, officials said.