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Blaze destroys apartment complex laundry room
Thursday, July 3, 2014
A laundry room fire destroyed several commercial washers and dryers used by residents of an apartment complex. Dispatchers received several calls about the fire at ...
Fire consumes attic, injures 2 residents
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Two people were hospitalized Thursday afternoon after an electrical fire sparked by turning on a clothes dryer destroyed their attic and heavily damaged their roof. The residents heard ...
Crews battling fire at central Las Vegas house
Crews battling fire at central Las Vegas house
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue crews are working to extinguish a house fire today in central Las Vegas. Firefighters responded about noon to reports of smoke coming from the attic of a home at 3013 Merritt Ave., near …
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Mount Charleston on the mend
Monday, June 30, 2014
It started with a lightning strike in Carpenter Canyon, on the Pahrump side of the Spring Mountains, at 3 p.m. July 1, 2013. A fire sparked in the dense, virtually inaccessible wilderness. Firefighters were called in but had a hard time cornering the flames. On July 4, the fire crested the ridge. The mountain’s more than 500 residents...
Vehicle fire spreads to structure near downtown Las Vegas
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
A Clark County Fire Department crew is fighting the fire at 2534 Sunrise St., near Fremont Street and …
As Mount Charleston wildfire anniversary approaches, worries about more damage take root
As Mount Charleston wildfire anniversary approaches, worries about more damage take root
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Fire prevention officer Mike Haydon from the Bureau of Land Management said a long-term drought and early spring snow-melt have left trees drier than they’ve ever been, putting the mountain in danger of...
Hot barbecue coals catch Henderson house on fire
Monday, June 23, 2014
What started as a barbecue ended with a garage fire Sunday night after the grill’s hot briquettes were dumped into a trash can, according to...
Puppy arson trial reset for October
Puppy arson trial reset for October
Friday, June 20, 2014
Clark County District Judge David Barker today set a new trial date for Gloria Lee and Kirk Bills, who are accused of setting the Prince and Princess Pet Boutique ablaze on …
Two-alarm condominium fire does $75,000 damage
Friday, June 20, 2014
A two-alarm fire at a condominium near Harmon and Eastern avenues did about $75,000 damage, but a firewall prevented it from...
Woman arrested on arson charges after fire burns vacant apartments
Woman arrested on arson charges after fire burns vacant apartments
Thursday, June 19, 2014
A 29-year-old Las Vegas woman has been arrested in connection with an alley fire this morning near downtown that spread to two vacant apartment buildings. June A. Wilkinson was arrested on ...
Couch set ablaze in Las Vegas alley; fire spreads to vacant apartment
Couch set ablaze in Las Vegas alley; fire spreads to vacant apartment
Thursday, June 19, 2014
An apartment building was on fire today on Charleston Boulevard, near downtown Las Vegas. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responded about...
Two children die in overnight house fire
Two children die in overnight house fire
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Crews from Clark County and Las Vegas responded about 1:10 a.m. to the fire in a single-story home in the 5700 block of ...
Big rig catches fire on 1-15, blocks lanes
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
A semitrailer caught fire this morning on southbound Interstate 15 causing two right lanes to be blocked just north of ...
Fire causes $40,000 in damage to Peccole Ranch home
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
One person and a dog have been displaced after a fire did moderate damage to a home at Peccole Ranch. Only the dog was home when the fire started in ...
Fire does $85,000 damage to BMW repair shop, vehicles
Fire does $85,000 damage to BMW repair shop, vehicles
Monday, June 16, 2014
A loud popping noise alerted bystanders to a fire at an auto repair shop Sunday near the Strip that did $85,000 damage to the building and...

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