Daily Dispatch: Nevada News
Carson City's Fox Brewpub to host 'Pints for Paradise' fundraiser for fire victims
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:28:29 -0800
Friday, Dec. 14, The Fox Brewpub in Carson City will raise their pint glasses to generate money for the victims of last month's Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. With every pint ordered, The Fox Brewpub will make a donation to directly benefit those affected by the deadliest wildfire in California history.
- PUB DATE: 12/13/2018 4:28:29 PM - SOURCE: Carson City Now
Window washer dies after fall from Trump Hotel in Las Vegas
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:27:52 -0800
A window washer died Wednesday after apparently falling at Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas, according to police. Officers got a call just after 12:30 p.m. about a man who fell from the hotel, said Officer Laura Meltzer of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Police and firefighters responded and discovered he was a window washer.
- PUB DATE: 12/12/2018 4:27:52 PM - SOURCE: KVBC-TV NBC My News 3
Reno man arrested on first degree arson charges after fire breaks out inside his condo
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:36:09 -0800
A man was arrested Tuesday on first degree arson charges after a fire broke out in his northwest Reno condo. Battalion Chief Mike Pilcher said it's not the first time the Reno Fire Department has responded to calls of a fire at that specific condo off Tripp Drive. Fire crews responded to the unit at about 8 a.
- PUB DATE: 12/11/2018 2:36:09 PM - SOURCE: Reno Gazette-Journal
Follow Up: Authorities investigate cause of Las Vegas auto repair shop fire
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:49:16 -0800
A woman is still in critical condition after a fire at a Las Vegas auto repair shop near Valley View Blvd and Twain Avenue. Authorities spent hours on scene Tuesday investigating what caused the fire that destroyed three cars and much of the garage at Midnight Motors Auto Repair. The auto-repair shop sits alongside several other businesses specializing in the same kind of repair.
- PUB DATE: 12/11/2018 6:49:16 PM - SOURCE: KVVU-TV FOX 5 Las Vegas
Firefighters rescue woman from Las Vegas auto shop fire
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:41:31 -0800
A woman was rescued from a burning business Monday afternoon after fire crews responded to a blaze just before 4 p.m. The fire was at the Midnight Motors Auto Repair shop in an industrial complex located at 3855 S. Valley View Boulevard, near Twain Avenue. When firefighters arrived at the scene, there was heavy smoke coming from the business and reports of people trapped inside.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2018 5:41:31 PM - SOURCE: KLAS-TV Channel 8 Las Vegas
Reno firefighters, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection Dist. crews show dangers of not watering Christmas tree
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:56:30 -0800
Firefighters say if you're going to have a real Christmas tree during the holidays this season, the most important thing people need to do is water it daily. The Reno Fire Department and Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District provided a side-by-side comparison burning of a dry and watered tree. "It's what the difference between a dry Christmas tree and a watered Christmas tree and how fast a dry tree will go up and how hard it is for a green tree to burn," RFD Fire Marshal Tray Palmer says.
- PUB DATE: 12/10/2018 8:56:30 PM - SOURCE: KOLO-TV ABC 8
Squatter, firefighter injured during fire in downtown Las Vegas
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 06:23:04 -0800
Las Vegas Fire and Rescue said one civilian and one firefighter were injured during in a fire in downtown Las Vegas early Saturday morning. According to LVFR, dispatchers received reports of smoke coming from a two-story, vacant building on 232 South 7th Street, near Bridger Avenue, at around 2:40 a.
- PUB DATE: 12/9/2018 6:23:04 AM - SOURCE: KVVU-TV FOX 5 Las Vegas
Las Vegas officials to explore changes in fire safety for apartments
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:19:06 -0800
Local officials are advocating for change following a Review-Journal series about deadly fires at aging apartment complexes in the Las Vegas Valley. “We need to be far more aggressive,” Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown said. The Review-Journal found that fires have killed 159 people in the valley since 2008.
- PUB DATE: 12/8/2018 4:19:06 PM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Reno Fire responds to garage fire
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:41:54 -0800
The Reno Fire Department responded to a house fire in south Reno on the early morning of Sunday, December 9. The fire broke out in the garage of a home on Messina Court at around 2 a.m., according to fire crews. The homeowner tells News 4-Fox 11 that his family was woken by the smoke detectors and the fire alarm.
- PUB DATE: 12/9/2018 5:41:54 PM - SOURCE: KRXI-TV FoxReno
Arson suspected in downtown Las Vegas duplex fire
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 09:52:43 -0800
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responded to a duplex fire around 3:22 a.m. Saturday on the 300 block of North 13th Street. Most of the damage was contained to one apartment although the apartment next door to sustain some smoke damage. Three people who lived in the smoke-damaged apartment were displaced. No injuries were reported.
- PUB DATE: 12/9/2018 9:52:43 AM - SOURCE: KTNV-TV Las Vegas Channel 13
Fernley house a total loss after fire; no one hurt
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:45:48 -0800
No cause has been determined for a fire that destroyed a vacant house Thursday night, according to North Lyon Fire District Chief Scott Huntley. Flames were reported at the house about 11PM December 6, 2018 on Country Drive in Fernley. No injuries were reported and the fire didn't spread to other structures.
- PUB DATE: 12/7/2018 12:45:48 PM - SOURCE: KOLO-TV ABC 8
Vacant car dealership in downtown Las Vegas gutted by fire
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 05:44:03 -0800
Las Vegas Fire and Rescue said firefighters responded to a "two alarm fire" that destroyed an old downtown car dealership Thursday night. According to fire officials, dispatchers received several 911 calls at around 9:40 p.m. that a building at 1715 Fremont Street, near Bruce Street, had black smoke coming out of it.
- PUB DATE: 12/7/2018 5:44:03 AM - SOURCE: KVVU-TV FOX 5 Las Vegas
Agencies practice active-shooter drill in Las Vegas
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 20:38:00 -0800
The calls of “shots fired” over radios Thursday night were just part of a drill, but the officers who heard them treated the exercise as a life-and-death matter. Dozens of first responders from multiple agencies gathered at the Department of Public Safety’s Parole and Probation office in downtown Las Vegas on Thursday evening to practice an active-shooter drill.
- PUB DATE: 12/6/2018 8:38:00 PM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal
North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District – ISO’S Newest Class 1 Community
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0800
The North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District was officially awarded a Public Protection Classification 1, the highest ranking possible through the Insurance Services Office (ISO) at the November 27th Board of Directors meeting. This change will be effective March 1, 2019 for Incline Village and Crystal Bay property owners.
- PUB DATE: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District
Crews knock down house fire near downtown Las Vegas
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:11:27 -0800
Firefighters have knocked down a blaze that sparked Monday morning north of downtown Las Vegas. Flames could be seen coming from a one-story building in the 1400 block of B Street, near the intersection of D Street and Owens Avenue. No injuries have been reported, and no other buildings were affected, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue.
- PUB DATE: 12/4/2018 4:11:27 PM - SOURCE: KVBC-TV NBC My News 3
Carson City Fire Department resumes prescribed fire operations near C Hill
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 10:36:45 -0800
Prescribed fire and pile burn operations continued Tuesday morning at the base of C Hill in the area of Kingsview Way and Canterbury Lane, according to the Carson City Fire Department. For the duration of the scheduled operations, prescribed burning will be conducted only when weather conditions permit.
- PUB DATE: 12/4/2018 10:36:45 AM - SOURCE: Carson City Now
After tragedy, Las Vegas man helps California wildfire victims
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 21:25:46 -0800
On Monday, children in Butte County returned to school. It's a sense of normalcy they haven't felt in a while. Schools had been closed since Nov. 8, when the fire swept through Paradise and surrounding areas. The wildfire destroyed nearly 14,000 homes and killed at least 85 people. According to authorities, 11 people remain unaccounted for.
- PUB DATE: 12/3/2018 9:25:46 PM - SOURCE: KLAS-TV Channel 8 Las Vegas
Mental health training offered for Las Vegas Valley first responders
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 22:38:20 -0800
As first responders work around the clock to protect people, it’s important that they take care of their own mental health. That’s what an upcoming training will focus on. It was created by TIP, the Trauma Intervention Program of Southern Nevada. TIP volunteers are often called to the scenes of tragedies to help victims and their families.
- PUB DATE: 12/1/2018 10:38:20 PM - SOURCE: KVVU-TV FOX 5 Las Vegas
Las Vegas: Woman's car torched by arson suspect
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 23:20:29 -0800
A woman's car was set on fire Friday evening outside of Lucky's Lounge near Farm Rd. and Cimarron Rd. "Four people walk by the car, one walk back, leave the three people standing out in the parking lot, light something and throw it into the car," said Kym Booke. The surveillance video is grainy and it's hard to make out who they are, but it did help Booke piece together what happened to her car.
- PUB DATE: 12/1/2018 11:20:29 PM - SOURCE: KLAS-TV Channel 8 Las Vegas
Pahrump area firefighters earn top honors in Las Vegas
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 13:04:13 -0800
Several members from Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services bested more than a half-dozen other area first responder agencies in a very worthwhile fundraiser in Las Vegas. The event dubbed “Pull for a Cure” was an inaugural fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, as part of the organization’s “Real Men Wear Pink,” campaign, allowing men to take a leadership role in fighting breast cancer.
- PUB DATE: 11/30/2018 1:04:13 PM - SOURCE: Pahrump Valley Times
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