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Famous Fire in History: MGM Grand Hotel

Last updated 3 years ago

When it was first built, the MGM Grand Hotel was one of the first super resorts in Las Vegas. It was also one of the largest hotels in the world. Considering what a marvel it was, you can imagine the horror when smoke was seen billowing out from the hotel’s revolving doors on the morning of November 21, 1980. The MGM Grand Hotel fire claimed 85 lives, and countless others were injured. In this video, you will hear from former NFPA fire investigator Dave Demers about this historic fire. You will also hear first-hand account from survivors and personnel who witnessed the fire on that tragic morning 33 years ago. 

Unless you want your building to be featured in a series like this, make sure that your fire suppression systems are in good working order. Capitol Fire Sprinkler performs fire sprinkler inspections, installation, and repairs throughout NYC. Call us today at (718) 533-6800 to learn how we can help ensure the fire safety of your commercial or residential building. 

 

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