Few things can be as damaging both physically and psychologically as a fire.
Despite the efforts and progress made in controlling fire since discovering its
potential, we fail to prevent fire related tragedies time and again.
The Clark County Fire Department faced more than a fair share of disasters
caused by fires. We included here accounts of a few of those disasters that
grabbed national attention. They are truly dramatic stories of tragedy and
The MGM Hotel
November 21, 1980
The Las Vegas Hilton
February 10, 1981
May 4, 1988
Gold Strike Hotel & Casino
June 16, 1998