Oscar Madera-Diez woke to a soft knock on his front door early Monday. When he opened the door, he saw his teenage neighbor. “He just mumbled, ‘You guys should probably get out because I set a fire in our apartment,’ ” Madera-Diez said in Spanish.
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Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved a one-year collective bargaining agreement for firefighters that gives them a 2 percent cost-of-living increase.
The Federal Aviation Adiminstration is investigating an aircraft crash in Laughlin that left at least one dead Sunday night.
A three-hour search for a missing hiker in Red Rock Canyon on Saturday resulted in the hiker’s rescue.
A man stuck in a palm tree was rescued Saturday morning by the Las Vegas Fire Department.
Clark County firefighters would get a 2 percent cost-of-living increase under a proposed collective bargaining agreement with the county.
The woman whose body was found in a burned motor home April 30 was identified Monday by the Clark County coroner’s office as Jennifer Marino, 49, of Las Vegas.
Two civilians and one Henderson firefighter suffered minor injuries during a Sunday fire near Boulder Highway and U.S Highway 95, according to a city spokeswoman.
Fire crews are battling a blaze in the south valley, according to the Clark County Fire Department. No one has been injured, but a two-story, multi-family building was evacuated.
It wasn’t sizzling fajitas that had firefighters responding to a blaze at a south valley Chili’s on Friday, the Clark County Fire Department said. The department responded to a dumpster fire that spread to the building at 7530 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
Metro homicide detectives and the Clark County Fire Department are investigating a dead body found in a burnt-down motor home Thursday night.
A 2-year-old child was resuscitated after being found at the bottom of a swimming pool Thursday night, Las Vegas police said.
A dog and a “large” bird died in an apartment fire near downtown Las Vegas on Wednesday, according to the city fire department.
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with an SUV at Washburn Road and Camino Al Norte on Saturday, North Las Vegas police.
The 23-year-old motorcyclist who died in a crash in Henderson on Friday night was identified Saturday by the Clark County coroner’s office as Jesus Munguia.
The death of a 37-year-old Creech Air Force Base master sergeant whose body was found at Mount Charleston in early April has been ruled a suicide, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.
The woman who was found dead after a west valley apartment fire Monday morning was identified Friday by the Clark County coroner’s office as Marrie Stewart, 42, of Las Vegas.
Firefighters and police officers went a second time to the Arcadia Palms Apartments on Thursday, but this time it was to educate. They talked to about 25 children about preventing fires.
A utility room fire in a south Las Vegas home on Tuesday injured two people who had to be hospitalized, one with serious burns.
Four adults and two children were displaced when their apartment was destroyed during a fire Wednesday night, North Las Vegas fire department said.
The Las Vegas fire department on Sunday battled a blaze at a home near Valley View Boulevard and Sahara Avenue.
A 3-year-old boy was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after being pulled out of a pool in a south valley home, the Clark County Fire Department said.
Clark County firefighters responded to a brush fire on the Las Vegas side of the Mountain Springs summit, according to the department’s fire alarm site. Firefighters responded to the fire at 4 p.m. on state Route 160, according to the site.
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