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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 ...
Photo: Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responds to a house fire a
Garage fire displaces family of four
Sunday, August 24, 2014
The resident of a home was working on a car in the garage when a fire broke out at the two-story home near North Bradley Road and West Tropical Parkway this afternoon.
Cigarettes blamed in fires at Cosmopolitan, apartment
Cigarettes blamed in fires at Cosmopolitan, apartment
Friday, August 15, 2014
A cigarette sparked a fire this afternoon inside a hotel room at the Cosmopolitan. The blaze erupted inside a trash can at 1:12 p.m., causing an estimated ...
Teen cooking lunch catches house on fire, officials say
Teen cooking lunch catches house on fire, officials say
Thursday, August 14, 2014
A teen was cooking lunch when the contents of a pan caught fire, and the blaze spread to the patio curtains and house, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said.
Overnight fire displaces 3 from west valley home
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
An overnight fire in the garage of a west valley house displaced three people, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. Firefighters responded about...
Mobile home fire causes $40,000 in damage Sunday morning
Sunday, August 10, 2014
​One person suffered from smoke inhalation after a mobile home caught fire this afternoon in the northeast part of the valley.
Vehicle fire shuts down Sunset Road near Decatur Boulevard
Friday, August 8, 2014
A vehicle caught fire late this morning, blocking Sunset Road west of Decatur Boulevard, officials said. The fire was reported at 11:08 a.m. in the...
Las Vegas firefighters put out house fire
Monday, August 4, 2014
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue crews battled a house fire in northeastern part of the valley today. Firefighters responded at 12:15 p.m. to calls of...
Northeast California wildfire destroys 8 homes
Northeast California wildfire destroys 8 homes
Sunday, August 3, 2014
A pair of wildfires burning without restraint about 8 miles apart in northeast California became the focus of state and federal firefighters Sunday as authorities reported that one of the blazes had destroyed eight homes and prompted the precautionary evacuation of a small long-term care hospital. ...
Garage fire might have been caused by fireworks, officials say
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Fireworks might have started a garage fire in the 1800 block of Misty Glade Drive, near Warm Springs Road and Eastern Avenue, Clark County Fire Department Chief Jon Klassen said. Firefighters received reports...

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