Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018|1:42 p.m.
Las Vegas Fire & & Rescue authorities said they discovered signs of squatter activity at a vacant home that ignited today just east of downtown.
Nobody was injured.
The blaze was reported about 12:35 p.m. at an empty duplex in the 400 block of North 13th Street, near U.S. 95 and Maryland Parkway, authorities said. The fire, which developed heavy smoke in the location, was out within about 35 minutes, authorities stated.
A burning mattress was discovered outside the home when crews got here, officials stated.