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Apartment fire displaces 3, causes about $110,000 damage
Apartment fire displaces 3, causes about $110,000 damage
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Three women and a cat were displaced early this morning after a fire at their apartment did about $110,000 damage, Clark County Fire Department officials said. No one was ...
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Man seriously burned when oxygen tank explodes
Monday, October 27, 2014
A man was trying to remove a valve from an oxygen tank this morning when the tank exploded, seriously burning him, officials said. He suffered ...
Photo: Smart meters hang on a rack at the NV Energy meter
Fire marshal: Smart meters didn’t cause fires
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Nevada's fire marshal says his review of nearly a dozen fires at homes with NV Energy's smart meters found the meters themselves are not starting the fires. Fire Marshal Peter Mulvihill is recommending that local fire chiefs continue to monitor the situation, but he concluded in a report this week the smart meters pose no "statewide fire problem" at this time. Mulvihill told the Reno Gazette-Journal that he was ...
Theater fire sparks drama at downtown arts school
Theater fire sparks drama at downtown arts school
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
A small fire at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts this morning caused about $5,000 damage and prompted a brief evacuation, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. A stage curtain in the theater ...
Dad, son hurt in fire at Mesquite timeshare resort
Monday, October 20, 2014
A fire official in says a 47-year-old man was found unconscious and his 8-year-old son was treated for smoke inhalation after a smoky weekend fire in the kitchen of a southern Nevada timeshare unit. Mesquite Fire Capt. John Gately said Monday the man may ...
Fire does $75,000 damage to vacant house
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
A fire did $75,000 damage to a vacant house near the Boulevard Mall early today, Clark County Fire Department officials said. Firefighters responded about 2:30 a.m. to ...
Photo: Henderson firefighters rest after a fatal apartmen
Coroner IDs man found dead in Henderson apartment fire
Monday, October 13, 2014
A man found dead in a Henderson apartment fire last month has been identified. Mark R. Klecan, 57, was found Sept. 30 after ...
Photo: Henderson firefighters rest after a fatal apartmen
1 found dead in Henderson apartment fire
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
A person was found dead this morning in an apartment fire in Henderson, city officials said. Firefighters responded about 8:40 a.m. to Sunset Hills Apartments near Eastern Avenue and Windmill Parkway after reports of smoke coming from a two-story building. The fire was in the space between ...
45 dogs dead in fire at house owned by North Las Vegas councilman
45 dogs dead in fire at house owned by North Las Vegas councilman
Monday, September 29, 2014
Two tenants who authorities said had 93 small dogs in a home they rented from a North Las Vegas city councilman could face animal-cruelty charges after ...
Apartment fire off Las Vegas Strip does $400,000 damage
Apartment fire off Las Vegas Strip does $400,000 damage
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A fire at an apartment building a few blocks east of the Las Vegas Strip displaced 67 people Wednesday and caused about $400,000 damage. Deputy Fire Chief Jon Klassen said ...
Fire damages 32 apartment units at complex near the Strip
Fire damages 32 apartment units at complex near the Strip
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
A total of 32 units were damaged as a fire broke out Wednesday in a two-story apartment building a few blocks east of ...
Photo: Smart meters hang on a rack at the NV Energy meter
Regulators probe NV Energy smart meter fires
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
State regulators have demanded NV Energy turn over data on smart meter failures as they launch a preliminary investigation into whether the 1.1 million meters they've installed on homes across Nevada ...
Fire guts apartment near downtown Las Vegas
Friday, September 12, 2014
At least three people were displaced after a fire gutted a one-bedroom apartment just west of downtown late Thursday night, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. Dispatchers received numerous calls about ...
Photo: Fire damage is seen at a duplex at 358 N. 15th St.
Vacant duplex near downtown catches fire
Thursday, September 11, 2014
A fire broke out in a vacant, one-story duplex near downtown Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon. Investigators say it appears that squatters may have ...
Truck fire sends black smoke over Henderson
Thursday, September 11, 2014
A truck fire sent a plume of black smoke into the sky near North Water Street and North Boulder Highway in Henderson this afternoon, officials said. The fire was reported ...

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