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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.

The Grateful Dead bassist fighting bladder cancer

Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015|4:12 p.m.

. The Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh states he has actually been identified with bladder cancer and is being treated in Arizona.

The 75-year-old bassist revealed his disease Friday on the Facebook page of his San Rafael dining establishment and concert hall, Terrapin Crossroads.

Lesh states he was detected in early October and has actually been undergoing tests at the Mayo Center in Scottsdale and will ultimately have surgical treatment to get rid of the growths. He states he’s “extremely lucky” to have the pathology reports reveal the growths are all non-aggressive and that there is no indicator that they have actually spread out.

He canceled Phil Lesh and Buddies reveals set up for Oct. 24 and 25 at the Terrapin Crossroads.

Lesh says he will have the ability to go back to normal activities two weeks after surgical treatment and will reschedule the canceled dates.