Carpenter 1

Smoke from the Carpenter 1 fire in the Spring Mountains range billows behind hotel-casinos on the Las Vegas Strip on July 9, 2013 (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Awareness Highlighted 1 Year After Mt. Charleston Fire

Fire prevention advocates, area residents and Clark County officials are marking the anniversary of the start of a massive wildfire on a mountain near Las Vegas with a call for awareness of drought and effects of climate change.


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Mt. Charleston Residents Honor Firefighters

Firefighters who battled the Carpenter 1 wildfire received a special thanks from nearby residents.


Officials go over briefing map of Carpenter 1 wildfire. (photo credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rain Helps Wildfire Containment Efforts

Fire officials reported 95 percent containment Monday of the more than 43.5-square-mile Carpenter 1 fire.



Carpenter 1 Wildfire Now 80 Percent Contained

Crews fighting the Carpenter 1 wildfire are getting a handle on the blaze, but full containment is not expected for some time.


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Fire 70% Contained, Some Evacuees Returning

Residents of evacuated canyon areas are beginning to return home.

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Fire Now 44 Square Miles, Containment Up

Figures Thursday show the Carpenter 1 fire has grown to 28,000 acres.


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Fire Containment Not Expected Until July 19

Firefighters gained ground in some areas, but lost it in others on Monday as they battled a vast wildfire west of Las Vegas.


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Crews Struggle To Contain 2 Wildfires

Firefighters are struggling to gain the upper hand on major wildfires in both ends of Nevada.

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