Fire still burning at Wetlands Park in east Las Vegas — PHOTOS

Updated February 21, 2018 - 4:58 am

A brush fire at Clark County Wetlands Park produced large plumes of smoke visible throughout much of the valley Tuesday evening, according to county fire officials.

It is unclear what started the fire in east Las Vegas. Dispatch logs show the fire was reported at 5:22 p.m.

As of 3 a.m. Wednesday the fire was about 50 percent contained, according to crews who were still working to put the blaze out.

The fire is not threatening any buildings, the Clark County Fire Department said. Bureau of Land Management officials were called in to assist in battling the blaze.

The fire is holding at six to 10 acres, according to Fire Chief Greg Cassell.

Crews will remain the scene throughout the night and into Wednesday afternoon, he said.

No injuries were reported Tuesday night. No other information was immediately available.

Contact Blake Apgar at or 702-387-5298. Follow @blakeapgar on Twitter.

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