Breaking news – Both Justin and Shawn Knight just paged me on IM saying that the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is on fire. Right after getting the message, I tuned the TV onto CNN and sure enough, the building is on fire.
The first thing that entered my mind was, I hope that no one gets hurt. So far, there has been no reports of injuries and it looks like firefighters are starting to get the fire under control. The second thing that entered my mind was this would be a good time to make a blog post using the title, “The Roof, The Roof, The Roof is on Fire!” 😈
The hotel has more than 3,000 rooms, including 211 penthouse suites, and conference rooms. The more expensive rooms are on the top floors. The hotel was built in 1996 for $344 million. In the many times I have been to Vegas, I have never stayed or been inside the Monte Carlo.