All six victims were Las Vegas residents and died in the early hours Saturday when a fire broke out at the downtown apartment complex.
Clark County DA Steve Wolfson said Las Vegas police homicide detectives are conducting a criminal investigation into the Alpine Motel Apartments fire that left six people dead and 13 injured.
Since Saturday, DeJoy Wilson has been hospitalized at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with a broken back, broken ribs and other injuries.
Las Vegas and Clark County officials pledged Monday to closely examine the causes of the city’s deadliest fire, and to work to ensure older buildings are safe for residents.
A heroic maintenance man who saved numerous lives in the Alpine Motel Apartments fire early Saturday died in the blaze, his family and friends confirmed Monday.
Las Vegas Fire Department investigators served a search warrant on the Alpine Motel Apartments on Sunday as part of an ongoing investigation into a fire that killed six people.
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.
The fire at 213 N. 9th St. killed six people and injured 13.
A maintenance employee at the Alpine Motel Apartments was credited with saving lives Saturday after a fire left six people dead and 13 injured.
The area of Las Vegas where the city’s deadliest fire broke out early Saturday is a hot-spot for fatal blazes, according to a Review-Journal investigation published last year.