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20 rescued after elevator gets stuck at Las Vegas nightclub

January 20, 2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say about 20 people have been rescued after being trapped in a broken elevator at a Las Vegas nightclub for about three hours.

Crews from Clark County Fire Department and Las Vegas Fire and Rescue responded to the scene at Drai’s Nightclub inside The Cromwell early Sunday.

FOX5 reports that the elevator got stuck around 3:30 a.m. and everyone was safely evacuated by 7 a.m.

The TV station says firefighters passed out water bottles to those trapped inside the elevator during the rescue.

Fire officials say all of the people rescued declined medical treatment.

It’s not immediately clear what caused the elevator to break down.

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