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Firefighters fighting blaze at uninhabited apartment or condos near downtown Las Vegas

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017|8:45 a.m.

Firefighters were battling a blaze at an uninhabited apartment this morning near downtown that closed part of Gold mine Road, inning accordance with Las Vegas Fire & & Rescue authorities.

The fire was reported about 5:15 a.m. at the old Moulin Rouge apartment building at 900 W. Gold mine Road, near H Street, officials stated.

When firemens showed up, heavy flames and smoke were originating from a two-story, cinder block building, and the fire had currently infected the attic, officials stated. A second alarm was requested for extra devices and firemens, officials said.

Nobody was hurt, officials said.

Since 8 a.m., the fire was under control however firefighters were working to entirely snuff out the blaze, officials said. Teams were expected to be on the scene for seveal more hours, officials stated.

Bonanza Road was closed from H Street to Martin Luther King Boulevard.

The reason for the fire is under investigation.

Firefighter hurt in blaze at Henderson condo

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017|7:55 p.m.

. A firefighter was hospitalized but is anticipated to recover after being hurt this night in a blaze at a Henderson condo, inning accordance with city officials.

Crews were dispatched about 5:40 p.m. to the two-story Scottsdale Valley condos, 2925 Wigwam Parkway, near Eastern Avenue, city spokesperson Kathleen Richards stated.

The flames activated a lawn sprinkler that helped suppress the fire before first responders showed up and knocked it out, Richards stated. The firemen suffered an undisclosed nonlife-threatening injury and was taken to an area healthcare facility.

Initial reports suggest two individuals were displaced, Richards stated.

Firemens battle two-home blaze in northeast valley


L.E. Baskow Firemens work the scene following a house fire on Mt. Hood Street near E. Lake Mead Blvd. on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

Tuesday, Might 30, 2017|6:20 p.m.

Two houses ignited in the far northeast valley Tuesday afternoon, displacing seven individuals, inning accordance with the Clark County Fire Department.

Officials said crews were dispatched about 2:45 p.m. to your homes on Mt. Rainier Opportunity and Mt. Hood Street, which remains in the same community. The fires were out within 30 minutes.

Due to the fact that of the intensity of the flames, officials needed to require a 2nd alarm, which means more resources were dispatched, officials stated. The Las Vegas and North Las Vegas fire departments assisted.

The Southern Nevada chapter of the American Red Cross likewise was helping, officials stated.