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Police: Man found in Henderson house fire a homicide victim
Police: Man found in Henderson house fire a homicide victim
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Henderson Police say a man whose body was found Tuesday night after a house fire in the Anthem Country Club area was the victim of a homicide. The fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. at a home in ...
Brush fire at Las Vegas Wash caused smoke over valley
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
A brush fire in the Las Vegas Wash sent smoke through the air this morning. No injuries were caused by the fire, which was reported about ...
Photo: A fire that broke out in a vacant unit of a one-st
Man admits to starting fire in vacant apartment complex unit that displaces 12
Sunday, December 21, 2014
A man who said he started a fire in a bathtub is believed to have caused a blaze that displaced 12 people and resulted in about $40,000 of damage to an east valley apartment building.
Man hospitalized after found unconscious on couch in burning apartment
Sunday, December 14, 2014
A man was taken to the hospital after an apartment fire Sunday afternoon.
Photo: An ambulance leaves the scene of an officer-involv
Book rekindles tales of tragedy, triumph within Nevada’s ambulance service
Saturday, December 13, 2014
History:
Paramedic Alan Tinney remembers pulling up to MGM Grand on that autumn day in 1980 and witnessing “a fireball coming out the side of the building” — the beginning of what would be the deadliest tragedy in Nevada history. Eighty-five people died in the blaze, and nearly 700 were injured. Tinney would make three runs from MGM ...
2 hospitalized, dog dead in southwest valley house fire
2 hospitalized, dog dead in southwest valley house fire
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
A body was discovered after a fire broke out in a southwest valley residence this afternoon. Metro Police received a report about 5:40 p.m. of the house fire in ...
Kitchen fire does $20,000 damage to duplex
Kitchen fire does $20,000 damage to duplex
Monday, December 8, 2014
A kitchen fire at a one-story duplex near West Washington Avenue and Interstate 15 this morning caused about $20,000 damage and displaced three people, fire department officials said. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responded about ...
Four vehicles catch fire at Venetian parking garage
Four vehicles catch fire at Venetian parking garage
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Fire crews responded to reports of four vehicles on fire at the Venetian parking garage this evening. Officials received a report about 8:50 p.m. of the fires on ...
Las Vegas firefighters battle blaze at duplex
Las Vegas firefighters battle blaze at duplex
Monday, December 1, 2014
A fire this morning at a single-story duplex east of downtown Las Vegas caused about $80,000 damage and displaced seven people, fire department officials said. No injuries were reported. The fire was ...
Four people, two pets displaced by Henderson home fire
Sunday, November 30, 2014
A house fire in Henderson early Sunday morning displaced four people and two pets and caused $150,000 in damage.
Woman hospitalized after Thanksgiving Day house fire
Woman hospitalized after Thanksgiving Day house fire
Thursday, November 27, 2014
A woman was taken to the hospital after a Thanksgiving Day fire heavily damaged a house in North Las Vegas, a fire department official said. The cause and extent of ...
Hydrant blows into air as firefighters battle blaze
Hydrant blows into air as firefighters battle blaze
Thursday, November 27, 2014
A fire at a vacant house near West Charleston and South Rainbow boulevards this morning caused about $75,000 damage and shut down traffic after a fire hydrant launched into the air, officials said. A firefighter also suffered ...
School portable fire causes $125,000 in damages
School portable fire causes $125,000 in damages
Sunday, November 23, 2014
A portable classroom was heavily damaged by a fire late Saturday evening at Robert Lunt Elementary in east Las Vegas, according to a Las Vegas Fire Department release. ...
Clark County fire chief leaving for job in California
Clark County fire chief leaving for job in California
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Clark County Fire Department Chief Bertral “Bert” Washington is leaving for a job leading the fire department in Pasadena, Calif. Washington, who has served as fire chief in ...
2 cats killed in south valley house fire
2 cats killed in south valley house fire
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
A house fire in the south valley Monday night killed two cats and caused about $85,000 damage, fire department officials said. The Clark County and Henderson fire departments ...

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