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Helicopter with smoke in cockpit lands in Las Vegas detention basin

A helicopter landed in the detention basin at West Alexander Road and North Tenaya Way at 8:35 a.m. Wednesday.

The helicopter reported smoke in the cockpit and landed in the detention basin as a precautionary measure, according to a tweet from the Las Vegas Fire Department.

No injuries or fire were reported. One fire engine is standing by. All other units have left the scene.

Lukas Eggen can be reached at leggen@reviewjournal.com. Follow @LukasEggen on Twitter.