Daily Dispatch: Nevada News
Reno firefighter hurt as flames burn into NW Reno attic
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 04:24:35 -0700
VIDEO: A northwest Reno fire damaged a home Saturday morning and a falling ceiling injured a firefighter, but he was treated and released from a hospital. The Reno Fire Department initially received a call about a brush fire about 6:35 a.m., but while responding were told it was a home on fire in the 2200 block of Gatewood Drive, Battalion Chief Dick Nachtsheim said.
- PUB DATE: 6/16/2019 4:24:35 AM - SOURCE: KOLO-TV ABC 8
House fire in east Las Vegas causes $120K in damages, Clark County Fire Department says
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 10:40:45 -0700
Clark County fire officials said a house that was under renovation in the east valley caught on fire early Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to the 3900 block of Syracuse Drive, near South Sandhill Road and East Harmon Avenue, just before 2:30 a.m., fire officials said. When they arrived, firefighters noted the "advanced condition" of the fire on the second floor of the house and the Clark County Fire Department called for a second alarm.
- PUB DATE: 6/15/2019 10:40:45 AM - SOURCE: KVVU-TV FOX 5 Las Vegas
Crews battle structure fire near Las Vegas Strip
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:28:42 -0700
VIDEO: Clark County Fire Department crews are responding to a structure fire near the Las Vegas Strip Monday morning. The fire is at an office building at 3900 Paradise Road. CCFD Deputy Fire Chief Jeff Buchanan said the fire broke out at 3 a.m. at the two-story commercial structure. Buchanan said they weren't aware of anyone inside the building and officials don't know the origin of the fire.
- PUB DATE: 6/17/2019 9:28:42 AM - SOURCE: KVVU-TV FOX 5 Las Vegas
Homemade barbecue causes east Vegas fire that displaces 7, firefighters say
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:02:09 -0700
PHOTO: A homemade barbecue is to blame for a fire that damaged two east Las Vegas homes and displaced seven people, officials say. Las Vegas and Clark County firefighters responded to a fire near Eastern Avenue and Oakey Boulevard around 10:15 p.m. on June 16. When crews arrived, two houses were on fire.
- PUB DATE: 6/17/2019 8:02:09 AM - SOURCE: KTNV-TV Las Vegas Channel 13
Crews respond to Reno house fire
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 04:29:57 -0700
VIDEO: An investigation is underway after crews contained a fire at a house on Cambrian Way off of north McCarran Blvd in north Reno. The fire was first reported just after 9 a.m. on Friday. Firefighters say the fire started at the front of the house, then spread to the attic where a part of the roof collapsed.
- PUB DATE: 6/16/2019 4:29:57 AM - SOURCE: KTVN-TV Channel 2 Reno
No fire hydrants in area where Henderson mansion destroyed by fire
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 10:28:15 -0700
VIDEO: A mansion on Welpman Way on an unincorporated Clark County island inside of Henderson city limits was destroyed late Thursday in a fire that smoldered well into Friday afternoon. Deputy Clark County Fire Chief John Steinbeck said the county sent a 1,500-gallon tanker truck to help Henderson Fire crews douse the flames when they discovered the nearest fire hydrant was a mile away, and they would have to fill up there and then head back to the scene.
- PUB DATE: 6/15/2019 10:28:15 AM - SOURCE: KTNV-TV Las Vegas Channel 13
Four people displaced, two dogs dead after northwest Las Vegas fire
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 04:32:18 -0700
Two dogs are dead and four people are without a home after a house fire in northwest Las Vegas. This happened near Vegas and Durango drives shortly after 2 p.m. Firefighters say no people were at home when the fire occurred but four dogs were. Two of the dogs died in the fire, the other two escaped.
- PUB DATE: 6/14/2019 4:32:18 AM - SOURCE: KTNV-TV Las Vegas Channel 13
Clark County fire stations receive mattresses from Walker Furniture
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:05:53 -0700
VIDEO: Walker Furniture is making monthly deliveries of new donated mattresses until all 30 Clark County firehouses in the Las Vegas Valley have received the bedding through “Project Firehouse: Rested & Ready.” On Wednesday, they delivered 6 new mattresses, foundations and protectors to Firehouse Station 33 on East Desert Inn Road.
- PUB DATE: 6/13/2019 11:05:53 AM - SOURCE: KTNV-TV Las Vegas Channel 13
Las Vegas fire displaces multiple people, family blames squatters
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 21:21:33 -0700
A family says squatters staying next door are to blame for causing a fire that destroyed their home Thursday. “I said we gotta get out of here the house is on fire and its really bad this time," says David Butterbaugh. His family escaped with seconds to spare after their home caught fire near Stewart and Eastern around 1:30 in the afternoon.
- PUB DATE: 6/13/2019 9:21:33 PM - SOURCE: KTNV-TV Las Vegas Channel 13
Fire breaks out near Smithridge Drive in Reno
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:15:28 -0700
An investigation is underway after a fire broke out outside an apartment building near Smithridge Drive late Thursday night. Firefighters responded on scene just after 11:30 p.m. to find a bush on fire. Crews tell us the fire climbed up the building into the attic where the firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze.
- PUB DATE: 6/14/2019 9:15:28 AM - SOURCE: KTVN-TV Channel 2 Reno
Fire reported inside Westgate Resort in Las Vegas, no one injured
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:35:20 -0700
Crews from the Clark County Fire Department said the cause of a fire inside the Westgate Resort early Thursday morning was under investigation. According to fire officials, firefighters received several calls of a fire at 3000 Paradise Road about 12:57 a.m. CCFD sent five engines, a truck, two rescues and two battalion chiefs to the scene.
- PUB DATE: 6/13/2019 7:35:20 AM - SOURCE: KVVU-TV FOX 5 Las Vegas
Six pets die, three people displaced in Henderson house fire
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:33:46 -0700
Six house pets died and three adults were displaced following a house fire in Henderson on Thursday morning. About 1:15 a.m., the Henderson Fire Department responded to a house fire on the 1400 block of Lodgepole Drive, near Patrick Lane and North Stephanie Street, spokeswoman Kathleen Richards said.
- PUB DATE: 6/13/2019 8:33:46 AM - SOURCE: Las Vegas Review Journal - Metered Site
Carson City Fire Department called to Highway 50 Spooner for fully engulfed vehicle fire
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:59:39 -0700
Carson City Fire Department was called late Wednesday morning to a fully engulfed vehicle fire in the westbound lane of Highway 50 West on the valley side, around a mile past Golf Club Drive. The call came into dispatch at 11:23 a.m. regarding a vehicle fire. First responders arriving on scene reported that all occupants were out of the SUV and that the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames.
- PUB DATE: 6/12/2019 12:59:39 PM - SOURCE: Carson City Now
Homeowner burning weeds causes SW Reno brush fire
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 18:47:36 -0700
The Reno Fire Department is reminding people not to burn weeds within city limits, as a homeowner burning weeds in southwest Reno Wednesday afternoon had the fire get away. Firefighters went to the home in the 2700 block of West Lakeridge Shores just before 5 p.m. The home was briefly threatened by the fire, though fire crews quickly knocked it down, the fire department said.
- PUB DATE: 6/12/2019 6:47:36 PM - SOURCE: KOLO-TV ABC 8
Nevada attorney general recommends $25M wildfire settlement
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:43:26 -0700
Nevada's attorney general is recommending approval of a $25 million settlement with homeowners and others who sought more than $300 million in damages from the state after a prescribed burn escaped and destroyed 24 homes south of Reno. Lawyers for 105 plaintiffs who sued the Nevada Division of Forestry told a judge last month they had reached a tentative settlement that would require approval by the three-member state Board of Examiners.
- PUB DATE: 6/12/2019 11:43:26 AM - SOURCE: WRAL-TV CBS 5
Cold Springs brush fire contained
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:39:14 -0700
VIDEO: Truckee Meadows Fire and the Bureau of Land Management have contained a structure and brush fire in Cold Springs, north of White Lake, off US 395. Flames were reported about 5 p.m. Tuesday at 18850 Cold Springs Drive, west of West Aspen and north of Pinon Pine. Drivers are asked to avoid East and West Aspen until further notice.
- PUB DATE: 6/11/2019 5:39:14 PM - SOURCE: KOLO-TV ABC 8
Carson City Fire Department to conduct structure fire training exercise June 17-18
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:01:07 -0700
Carson City Fire Department will be conducting a live fire training exercise at a vacant structure located on the Carson City Public Works Corporate Yard, June 17 and June 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Residents and those who work in the area may observe large amounts of smoke. There is no need to be concerned, this training is in a controlled setting and secured to a confined area.
- PUB DATE: 6/11/2019 4:01:07 PM - SOURCE: Carson City Now
Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada announce addition of new executive board members
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700
The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada recently announced the addition of two new members to their executive board. Bill Gardner, of North Las Vegas, is the Southern District Vice President representing North Las Vegas Local 1609, Boulder City Local 5073, Mt. Charleston Local 4621 and Pahrump Valley Local 4068.
- PUB DATE: 6/11/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Firehouse.com
Update: Walls of trash made deadly Las Vegas fire difficult for firefighters to battle
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:11:23 -0700
VIDEO: A house fire early Saturday morning killed one man and brought fire crews from three different departments face-to-face with a difficult and dangerous challenge. Jeff Buchanan, Clark County Fire Department Deputy Chief, said crews found significant debris inside of the home making it difficult for them to get inside, fight the fire, and potentially rescue the man inside.
- PUB DATE: 6/11/2019 7:11:23 AM - SOURCE: KTNV-TV Las Vegas Channel 13
Yerington brush fire contained at five acres
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 18:20:56 -0700
VIDEO: A five-acre brush fire in Yerington that started as an agricultural burn on private property has been contained. County Manager Jeff Page says the Yerington/Mason Valley Fire Protection District was reported shortly before 4 p.m. June 10, 2019 at the River Split Ranch on Highway 208. Firefighters found heavy brush and grass burning.
- PUB DATE: 6/10/2019 6:20:56 PM - SOURCE: KOLO-TV ABC 8
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