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Truck fire shuts down I-15 near Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Truck fire shuts down I-15 near Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Interstate 15 North near the Las Vegas Motor Speedway was closed after a tractor-trailer caught fire, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The fire, which was reported ...
Truck fire reported on roof of Bellagio parking garage
Truck fire reported on roof of Bellagio parking garage
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Clark County firefighters are responding to a vehicle on fire on the roof of the Bellagio parking garage The Clark County Fire Department received a call...
Photo: A DC-10 air tanker drops fire retardant over a wil
Helpful weather coming to Washington wildfires
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds of square miles.
No one hurt in house fire near Charleston and Las Vegas boulevards
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Firefighters responded to a call at 7:25 p.m. and found a small fire in the bedroom of the house, in the 1100 block ...
1 treated for smoke inhalation in apartment fire
Monday, July 14, 2014
A person was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation after an apartment fire this morning that started on a kitchen stove, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue spokesman Tim Szymanskij said. Firefighters responded to a call at...
Firefighters knock down blaze at vacant 3rd Street apartment building
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Las Vegas firefighters are investigating a blaze that damaged a vacant apartment building Saturday night.
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2 suffer smoke inhalation in mobile home fire
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Two people suffered minor smoke inhalation when a fire broke out this afternoon at a mobile home in the northeast valley, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Firefighters received multiple calls about...
Body armor becomes latest protective gear for valley’s firefighters
Body armor becomes latest protective gear for valley’s firefighters
Thursday, July 10, 2014
County officials announced today the Clark County Fire Department received 118 sets of ballistic protection gear for use in active-shooter situations and mass-casualty incidents. The equipment, which includes body armor and helmets...
Firefighters battle blaze at vacant North Las Vegas house
Monday, July 7, 2014
The North Las Vegas firefighters are battling a blaze at a vacant single-story home on Cole Avenue, near Cheyenne Avenue and Simmons Street. Firefighters responded to a call just after ...
Limited services at Pebble Road post office after fire
Monday, July 7, 2014
A temporary retail van has been set up to provide limited transactions at the post office at 455 E. Pebble Road, where a fire broke out over the weekend. Patrons can also use the main post office at 1001 East Sunset Road. Henderson and Clark County firefighters responded...
Port-a-potty on roof source of blaze at post office
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Clark County and Henderson firefighters ​extinguished a blaze Sunday afternoon at a post office. Firefighters responded to a call just after 2:30 p.m. and arrived to find ...
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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...

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