1980 MGM Fire and Fire Codes
...code so the hotel wasn't forced to have sprinklers in the casino, or in The Deli restaurant where the fire started. "With sprinklers, it would have been a one- or two-sprinkler fire and we never would have heard about it," said David Demers, the Massachusetts fire analysis specialist who co-authored the National Fire Protection Association's report on the MGM Grand Hotel fire (Morrison, 2005).
Fig. 6 (Johnson).
Fig. 6 shows the path of smoke in the building. The Deli, restaurant where the fire broke out... Running Head: MGM FIRE 1980 MGM Fire and Fire s by The MGM Grand Hotel of Las Vegas, Nevada met one of the deadliest hotel firesin the history of America on November 21, 1980 that killed 84 people...