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Cell Phone Tower Fire Forces Closure

(Las Vegas, NV) – A fire broke out at a Verizon cellular phone tower. The fire has forced the closure of on-and-off-ramps at U.S. 95 and Jones Boulevard.

According to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, the tower near Elton Avenue and Jones Boulevard was leaning towards power lines. Crews are being prevented from putting out the fire until the power is turned off. No injuries have been reported.

There is no word on when the ramps will re-open.


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