SUV fire in Bluffs casino parking lot spreads to 5 vehicles

Nobody was injured late Sunday after six vehicles caught fire in a parking lot at a Council Bluffs casino.

Police said the fire began around 11:45 p.m. in a single vehicle in the Ameristar Casino’s south parking lot, 2200 River Road.

A Chevrolet Tahoe SUV was the source of the fire, police said, and it quickly spread to the five other vehicles in the parking lot.

Police said they did not know what caused the fire.

Bluffs officials are conducting an investigation into the fire, police said.