The Las Vegas Marine veteran who died saving others from the Alpine Motel Apartments fire was laid to rest Tuesday, with family and friends alike hailing him as a hero.
Marwan Porter, an attorney for the family of Cynthia Mikell, 61 told reporters that The Cochran Firm has launched its own investigation into the fire.
Volunteers sorted donations for victimes of the Alpine fire on Saturday morning at the Mob Museum. The drive began Tuesday and ended Friday night.
On Thursday, the Clark County Fire Department conducted live fire training at a house in Las Vegas.
Her body would later be found in the hallway near the back door, according to her nephew, one of six victims killed in the deadliest residential fire in the city’s history.
The nonprofit SHARE Village Las Vegas, formerly Veterans Village, sought to restore a sense of normalcy for two extended families inside their facility on North 21st Street.
Santa Claus joined some of the North Las Vegas Fire Department’s firefighters to deliver presents to a family grieving the loss of a loved one.
The number of fire victims assisted by the American Red Cross following Saturday’s deadly Alpine Motel Apartments fire has risen to 49, an official said.
Minneapolis native Roxanne Givens fills her Las Vegas home with Christmas decorations reflecting her African-American culture as well as others
The Red Cross was working with the city, its Fire Department, and other community partners Sunday morning to further coordinate assistance for victims.