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Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay floods after water main break, the move of 1,000 guests

Water was observed leaking from the area between the first and second floor of the convention center around 4:30 pm

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The guests were treated to a surprise at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Tuesday, after a water main break led to widespread flooding on the Convention Center floor, ultimately to move 1000 people.

According to Fox 5, the water was observed to leak around 4:30 p.m. the area between the first and second floor of the convention center, on the first floor. The cause was attributed to a water pipe broken in a loading dock area.

UPDATE: 1,000 people moved after water main break in Mandalay Bay loading dock, CCFD said.
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Photos: Scott Zamost pic.twitter.com/pqQpL02vzr

— FOX5 Las Vegas (@FOX5Vegas) 20 June 2018

After arrival at the place, Clark County firefighter was going to move about 1,000 people from the second floor to the other areas of the hotel as a precautionary measure.

No injuries were reported.

A leak in Mandalay Bay has an impact on a part of the South Convention Center. Crews are working to have the leak as soon as possible. There are no injuries or major interruptions in the operations. pic.twitter.com/eBUkyRHNqE

— Mandalay Bay Resort (@MandalayBay) 20 June 2018

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A leak in @MandalayBay has flooded a portion of the South Convention Center, spokesman Brian Ahern said→https://t.co/4f9ny0Dgb6
(With thanks to: Melinda Cook) pic.twitter.com/RK6sUMinYR

Las Vegas RJ (@reviewjournal) 20 June 2018

“A leak in Mandalay Bay has an impact on a part of the South Convention Center. Crews are working to have the leak as soon as possible. There are no injuries or major disruptions of the business operations” Mandalay Bay Resort tweeted.

The Mandalay Bay South Convention Center was briefly affected by a water main leak Tuesday evening. There were no injuries or disruption of the overall operations. The Convention Center continues with the normal events and schedule activities on Wednesday morning.

— Mandalay Bay Resort (@MandalayBay) 20 June 2018

The Clark County Fire department later confirmed that there was “no report of structural damage to the building” if water and power was “safe” in the district, Fox 5 reported.

Wednesday morning, the resort confirmed that the Convention Center was ready to continue with the normal events and schedule activities.”

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Meanwhile, images of the floods continues to make waves via the Internet.

“This is not something you see every day,” one witness wrote on Twitter.

Another shared now viral video on the social network of water rushing down the escalator in an empty area of the hotel, when the fire alarm goes off, in a clip that has since been viewed nearly 4,000 times.

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Mandalay Bay’s latest problems come a few months after the shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire from the 32nd floor of the resort in a crowd below, at an outdoor concert, killing 58 persons.

The AP contributed to this report.

Janine Puhak is an editor for Fox News Lifestyle. Follow her on Twitter via @JaninePuhak

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