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.
Local Fire Captain Delivers Solar And Water Systems To PRThe first solar system with battery storage was installed October 13 at the Barrio Obrero fire station in San Juan. The second installation was done a few days later at another local fire station.
Three Displaced After Fire Destroys An Apartment UnitThe fire caused heavy damage in the living room. The rest of the unit had head and black smoke damage. Damage was estimated at $50,000, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Local Pizza Restaurant Thanking First RespondersLas Vegas restaurant group Metro Pizza will pay tribute to members of the local police, fire, emergency room staffs, and EMT's to thank them for their efforts in the wake of the One October tragedy.
Home Fire Extinguishers Need To Be Checked Following RecallFire extinguishers with plastic handles and plastic push-buttons can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire.
Eight Out On The Street Following Monday Morning FireWhen firefighters arrived, flames and smoke were coming out the window of a second story apartment of a two story wood frame/stucco apartment building. Firefighters entered the apartment and had the fire under control in less than five minutes.
Four Displaced in Possible Electrical FireWhen firefighters arrived, heavy flames and smoke were showing from the one story wood frame house.
Elderly Man Burned During Apartment FireAn elderly man was taken to University Medical Center (UMC) after sustaining serious burns from a small fire in his apartment. No one was displaced by the fire.