News 3 viewers curious about black smoke ring in Las Vegas sky — so are we

A mysterious black smoke ring is seen Sunday, June 18, 2017, over Las Vegas. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE (9:50 p.m.): Las Vegas Fire & Rescue had the answer all along.

But it was fun to think that we were not alone while it lasted.


Well, we’re stumped.

News 3 viewers sent in photos and videos of a black smoke ring appearing in the Las Vegas sky. The photos were taken near East Harmon Avenue and Swenson Street, while the video was shot from the Historic West Side.

EDC? A chemical experiment from the UNLV campus gone bad? Visitors?

All guesses are welcome on our News 3 Facebook page.

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