Daily Dispatch: Nevada News
Brush fire erupts near Clark County Wetlands Park
Thu, 17 May 2018 21:17:01 -0700
A brush fire is burning Thursday evening near Clark County Wetlands Park and Sam Boyd Stadium. Clark County firefighters were called of the fire about 5:30 p.m., according to Clark County Fire Department Deputy Chief Kelly Blackmon. “We are currently on scene and monitoring the progress,” Blackmon said in a release.
- PUB DATE: 5/17/2018 9:17:01 PM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
North Las Vegas donates outdated fire engine to Mexican city's department
Thu, 17 May 2018 18:09:31 -0700
North Las Vegas is donating an outdated fire engine to Michoacan, Mexico, under a deal unanimously approved Wednesday night by the City Council. Fire Truck No. 473, an out-of-service Spartan Gladiator Aerial Ladder truck built in 1994, no longer meets the needs of the North Las Vegas Fire Department, Fire Chief Joseph Calhoun said in a report submitted to the City Council.
- PUB DATE: 5/17/2018 6:09:31 PM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Two juveniles rescued from apartment fire on Pheasant Drive in Carson City
Wed, 16 May 2018 14:33:25 -0700
wo juveniles were pulled from the second story of an apartment in the 3900 block of Pheasant Drive in Carson City on Wednesday morning. Carson City fire crews were called to the complex at 10:46 a.m. Upon arrival the crews saw flames on the second floor of the apartment complex. The children, an 8-year-old and a teenager, were injured in the fire, according to fire department personnel.
- PUB DATE: 5/16/2018 2:33:25 PM - SOURCE: Nevada Appeal
Seasonal fire restrictions take effect on Nevada public lands
Wed, 16 May 2018 13:13:13 -0700
Seasonal fire restrictions went into effect early this month across Southern Nevada to prevent wildfires on public land. The restrictions, expected to remain in place until this fall, apply to all areas controlled by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, Mount Charleston’s fire prevention district, the National Park Service, U.
- PUB DATE: 5/16/2018 1:13:13 PM - SOURCE: Pahrump Valley Times
Three pets lost, family displaced after fire destroys trailer at Reno mobile home park
Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700
A family has been displaced after a fire completely destroyed a trailer at a Reno mobile home park on Wednesday afternoon. An on-duty battalion chief with the Reno Fire Department says the fire broke out inside a home at the Fairview Mobile Manner on Kietzke Lane shortly before 7 p.m. on May 16. Authorities say three pets were lost in the fire.
- PUB DATE: 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: mynews4.com
Firefighters put out blaze at North Las Vegas car repair shop
Wed, 16 May 2018 03:17:39 -0700
Firefighters from Las Vegas and North Las Vegas joined forces Wednesday morning to battle a blaze at an auto service shop on Las Vegas Boulevard North near Carey Avenue. Crews responded just after 1 a.m. to a fire at Sinaloa Tires, 2403 Las Vegas Blvd. North. About 15 units responded. No injuries were reported.
- PUB DATE: 5/16/2018 3:17:39 AM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Mother speaks out after losing her daughter in a North Las Vegas fire sparked by candle
Tue, 15 May 2018 19:14:08 -0700
The mother of a 55-year-old woman who lost her life in a house fire is speaking out. "Her wittiness. Her smile for sure. Her love for her cat. Love for her parents." That's how Marge Ainsworth, the mother of the fire victim, Debra Deihl, remembers her daughter. North Las Vegas police say early Monday morning, just after 2 a.
- PUB DATE: 5/15/2018 7:14:08 PM - SOURCE: KVBC-TV NBC My News 3
Update: Clark County coroner IDs woman killed in North Las Vegas fire
Tue, 15 May 2018 10:16:27 -0700
Debra Marie Deihl died of thermal and inhalation injuries, and her death was an accident, the Clark County coroner announced Tuesday. She was 56, although the North Las Vegas Fire Department on Monday identified her as a 55-year-old woman. Deihl was found standing outside her one-story home at 5029 N.
- PUB DATE: 5/15/2018 10:16:27 AM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Woman, 55, dies in North Las Vegas house fire caused by candle
Mon, 14 May 2018 09:32:06 -0700
A 55-year-old woman died Monday morning after a house fire in North Las Vegas. The woman was standing outside her one-story home at 5029 N. Vista Del Rancho Way, near Washburn Road and Commerce Street, with “noticeable fire-related injuries” when North Las Vegas Fire Department crews arrived about 2 a.
- PUB DATE: 5/14/2018 9:32:06 AM - SOURCE: Los Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas: House, patio fire displaces three; firefighter suffers minor injury
Sun, 13 May 2018 08:12:33 -0700
A fire that probably started in a sofa on a patio resulted in a minor injury to a firefighter and three occupants being displaced late Saturday. The call to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue came at 11:48 p.m. at West Washington and Comstock avenues, near Martin Luther King Boulevard. Arriving firefighters found a large patio behind a one-story wood frame/stucco house heavily involved with fire, which was beginning to burn the back of the house.
- PUB DATE: 5/13/2018 8:12:33 AM - SOURCE: KVBC-TV NBC My News 3
Fire in Las Vegas lumber yard caused by homeless cooking fire
Fri, 11 May 2018 08:29:02 -0700
A fire at a lumber yard early Friday was caused by a cooking fire at an adjacent homeless encampment, according to the Clark County Fire Department. When firefighters arrived about 4:20 a.m. at 84 Lumber, 4330 S. Decatur Blvd., near Flamingo Road, they found a building engulfed in flames. It took about 30 minutes to extinguish the blaze because of a malfunctioning fire hydrant and multiple parked trucks loaded with lumber, according to the Fire Department.
- PUB DATE: 5/11/2018 8:29:02 AM - SOURCE: Las vegas review journal
Henderson house fire fills morning sky with steep plume of smoke
Fri, 11 May 2018 07:10:34 -0700
The Henderson Fire Department spent hours trying to douse a fire at a vacent home Friday morning in the far south valley. Firefighters responded about 1:40 a.m. after a passerby reported the fire at the corner of Welpman Way and Battista Lane, near Volunteer Boulevard and Executive Airport Drive, according to HFD spokeswoman Kathleen Richards.
- PUB DATE: 5/11/2018 7:10:34 AM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Douglas County: Fire at power pole knocks electricity out to 3,300 Valley homes and businesses
Fri, 11 May 2018 01:53:38 -0700
Nearly 3,300 NV Energy were without power after a small fire along Muller Lane on Thursday afternoon. The outage knocked out electricity to the traffic signal at highways 395 and 88 in Minden, causing significant traffic congestion. A Douglas County deputy directed traffic there. The light was out at Highway 88 and Mottsville Lane.
- PUB DATE: 5/11/2018 1:53:38 AM - SOURCE: Gardnerville Record Courier
Crews battle apartment fire near Nellis, Cheyenne in northeast Las Vegas
Thu, 10 May 2018 06:52:57 -0700
Crews are battling an apartment fire that broke out Thursday morning in the northeast valley. Smoke and flames could be seen at a building in the Liberty Village Apartment Homes complex near Nellis Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue. In an email, Clark County Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Buchanan said crews responded just after 6:10 a.
- PUB DATE: 5/10/2018 6:52:57 AM - SOURCE: KVBC-TV NBC My News 3
Clark County officials announce illegal fireworks crackdown
Wed, 09 May 2018 18:03:15 -0700
Officials throughout Clark County want to send a clear message about illegal fireworks this summer. “You light it. We write it.” Officials announced Wednesday they’re cracking down this year. Anyone caught possessing or launching forbidden pyrotechnics will face fines up to $1,000 and disposal fees in the hundreds of dollars.
- PUB DATE: 5/9/2018 6:03:15 PM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Pahrump Valley fire crews save truck driver
Wed, 09 May 2018 13:08:05 -0700
Pahrump fire crews responded to several single-vehicle rollover accidents over the past several days. Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services Chief Scott Lewis said the most serious of the crashes occurred Friday morning, May 4. The accident involved a semi-truck carrying diesel fuel along Highway 127 in southern Inyo County, where a mutual aid response was activated.
- PUB DATE: 5/9/2018 1:08:05 PM - SOURCE: Pahrump Valley Times
Henderson: Vandals set fire to a Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada bus
Tue, 08 May 2018 23:25:28 -0700
Henderson Police and the Boys and Girls Club of Southern Nevada said they are seeking information from the public leading to the arrest of a suspect(s) after a bus was set on fire Tuesday morning. A passenger bus was melted and destroyed in the early morning fire at 401 Drake Street, near Warm Springs Road and Major Avenue, according to a release from the Boys and Girls Club.
- PUB DATE: 5/8/2018 11:25:28 PM - SOURCE: KVVU-TV FOX 5 Las Vegas
Injured back country skier rescued Sunday, near Mt. Rose summit
Sun, 06 May 2018 12:01:13 -0700
An injured backcountry skier was rescued near the Mt. Rose summit on Saturday evening, the Washoe County Sheriff's Office reported. Just before 5:30 p.m., the sheriff's office dispatched its RAVEN helicopter crew and search and rescue team to assist the North Lake Tahoe Fire Department in retrieving the a woman with a leg injury.
- PUB DATE: 5/6/2018 12:01:13 PM - SOURCE: Reno Gazette-Journal
Man detained after suspected RV arson in southeast Las Vegas Valley
Sat, 05 May 2018 19:04:07 -0700
Officials said a person was injured after a vehicle fire in the southeast Las Vegas Valley on Saturday afternoon. Clark County Fire and police responded to an RV that was on fire at 4092 Adelphi Avenue, near Hacienda Avenue and Sandhill Road, just after 1 p.m. A suspicious person was seen running from the fire with burns, according to Lt.
- PUB DATE: 5/5/2018 7:04:07 PM - SOURCE: KVVU-TV FOX 5 Las Vegas
Retired Henderson firefighter recounts day of massive PEPCON explosion
Fri, 04 May 2018 20:39:58 -0700
May 4, 1988, is a day people who have lived in the Las Vegas valley for a long time will never forget. Why? Because the explosion at the PEPCON plant killed two and injured hundreds of others. 8 News NOW spoke with one of the first firefighters to arrive on the scene that day, and after 35 years on the Henderson Fire Department, Don Griffie is enjoying retirement as he runs a fire hydrant repair business.
- PUB DATE: 5/4/2018 8:39:58 PM - SOURCE: KLAS-TV Channel 8 Las Vegas