1 missing, 7 rescued after flooding near Las Vegas Strip

2017-11-29T19:53:54+00:00

One person is missing after being swept away by water in a Las Vegas wash during Friday afternoon thunderstorms, according to the Clark County Fire Department.

About 2 p.m., a person was reported missing in the wash near Siegel Suites at 3625 Boulder Highway. Another person was rescued and taken to a hospital with unknown injuries, Fire Department spokesman Jeff Buchanan said.

Six people were rescued from the wash behind The Linq Hotel about 1:30 p.m., Buchanan said. One of those people was missing for more than an hour before being rescued by firefighters.

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