Fire engulfs part of roof of Bellagio Hotel

Damage from a fire on the roof of the Bellagio is shown on Thursday

He shot cellphone video from the sidewalk while gusty winds whipped flames across the roof of the Via Bellagio shops.

The fire shut down traffic on the normally busy Vegas strip.

The fire has been knocked down and put out, according to the Clark County Fire Department.

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Firefighters inspect fire damage at the Bellagio hotel and casino along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Las Vegas.

County spokesman Erik Pappa says officials found no building code violations at the resort.

The cause was under investigation. The post also mentions that the Clark Country Fire Department responded quickly and extinguished the fire.

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"Firefighting efforts were extremely hard due to the location of the fire and access to the location", Clark County Fire Department assistant chief Larry Haydu told ABC News.

So far there are no injuries reported.

The Bellagio has 4,000 rooms and is one of the largest hotels in the world.

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Las Vegas Boulevard was briefly closed as a result of the fire.

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