Fire Victim Succumbs To Injuries From Tuesday FireFire dispatchers received 9-1-1 calls at 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, January 9, that smoke was coming out of a ground-floor apartment at 1620 Cordoba Lane (Vegas/Decatur) and an elderly man was trapped inside.
Elderly Man In Critical Condition After Escaping House FireNeighbors tried to rescue the man, but conditions inside the apartment due to the fire made it impossible to enter the unit.
Vacant House Fire Causes Thousands Of Dollars In DamageFire investigators believe the fire started in the rear of the house, possibly in the kitchen area. The house was vacant and utilities to the house were disconnected.
Applications Being Accepted For Citizens Fire AcademyThe program is designed to teach interested people about the workings of the fire and emergency services in their community.
Squatters May Be Responsible For House FireWhen firefighters arrived, heavy smoke was coming from the roof. There was heavy fire in the living room and on the front exterior of the one story wood frame house.
Homeless Man Rescues Children From Burning Apartment36 year old Anival Angulo, of Las Vegas, who is currently homeless, was walking by the apartment building and saw smoke from the building and went around to see what it was.
Fire Station Hosting Open House and Holiday Toy DriveThe December 9 open house coincides with the 16th annual "Fill the Fire Truck" holiday toy drive sponsored by the Southern Nevada Burn Foundation.
Tough Fire Codes In Nevada, Nearly 40 Years After MGM FireThe MGM fire event reformed fire safety guidelines and codes in Nevada, which included that all buildings at 55 feet and higher require fire sprinkler systems.
Bedroom Fire Guts Las Vegas HomeWhen firefighters arrived, heavy smoke was coming out the front door of a one story wood frame/stucco house. Firefighters entered the home and found the fire in the master bedroom.
Four Displaced After Mobile Home Fire In NorthwestFire investigators believe the fire started on the patio outside and then spread and then spread through the outside wall, some of the eaves and a small part of the attic. Damage was estimated at $5000.
Bedroom Fire Damages Northwest Las Vegas HomeThe fire caused moderate damage to a small portion of the bedroom. Smoke caused moderate to minor damage to the rest of the house. Damage was estimated at $10,000.
Fire Destroys Vegas Home And Leaves One HomelessFirefighters entered the home and found the fire in a rear bedroom and had the fire out in less than ten minutes.