83 page investigation report conducted by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
Article about the second-largest loss-of-life hotel fire in United States history. This took place on November 21, 1980, at the 26-story MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. This fire, which killed 85 people and injured almost 700, provided a wake-up call for the industry to improve fire safety standards in hotels around the country. As a result, hotels today are safer than ever. You can click a link in the article that will lead you to: Hotels worldwide use NFPA's best practices and have become safer than ever.
3min 2secs video clip from the NBC Nightly News about the MGM Grand fire. Two survivors were interviewed and shared their experiences.
Article about the MGM Grand fire. A fire that killed 85 people mostly through smoke inhalation. Contents:Cause, Sprinkler, Rule exceptions, Aftermath, References.
Article about the MGM Grand fire with photos and a you can download the investigation report for free.
9 min 13 secs video of the Former NFPA fire investigator Dave Demers. He introduces a documentary chronicling the historic fire MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. The fire, which took place November 21, 1980, was the second largest loss-of-life hotel fire in the United States. The documentary, produced by the NFPA in 1981, examines how the fire began, the local response to the blaze, and how 85 people lost their lives in the incident.
9min 23secs video, the second half of "Fire at the MGM Grand" focuses on the aftermath of the deadly blaze and the subsequent fire investigation.