It was not clear how many — if any — of the fires were fireworks related. No serious damage and just one injury had been reported as of 10 p.m.
The four-vehicle crash was reported about 9 p.m. Thursday at South Decatur Boulevard and West Cactus Avenue, according to police. All the drivers were hospitalized.
The Fourth of July fireworks show at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas was canceled Thursday due to paperwork error by a vendor, according to the hotel and casino in Summerlin.
A man hospitalized with a gunshot wound to his abdomen was expected to survived after a shooting Thursday night in the east Las Vegas Valley, police said.
Thousands of parade-goers flocked to events in Summerlin and Boulder City Thursday morning to see floats, old cars and big balloons while celebrating the Fourth of July.
Reigning champion Miki Sudo of Las Vegas captured the women’s division of the annual Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest on New York City’s Coney Island boardwalk.
With more families heading to the pool this holiday weekend, officials are warning of the dangers pools and open waters present to children.