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3 floors evacuated for hazmat incident at Vegas Strip hotel

Three floors of a Las Vegas Strip hotel were evacuated Wednesday while hazardous materials teams investigated a liquid found in an unoccupied room, authorities said.

No injuries were immediately reported after firefighters were summoned to the Luxor hotel-casino and the 27th, 28th and 29th floors of the 30-story pyramid-shaped tower were evacuated, Deputy Clark County Fire Chief Jeff Buchanan said.

Officials didn't immediately say what the liquid was or describe any risk it might pose.

Hotel spokeswoman Yvette Monet said a guest room attendant found the substance in an unoccupied room after a guest checked out, and notified hotel officials.

Police were called...

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