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UPDATE: Las Vegas Fire & Rescue investigating whether 5 fires related

Posted at 8:32 AM, Apr 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-17 20:51:03-04

UPDATE APRIL 17: Las Vegas Fire & Rescue tells us they're investigating whether these fires are related.

One of the fires near the Oasis Motel torched 5 of Ron Roncal's bikes from his scooter rental company.  He says the damage is likely around $10,000.

He tells us he wasn't aware of the other fires and says that raises red flags. He says if the case turns out to be arson, he would want anyone involved to be caught.  

"You'd better hide," he says. "They'll be looking for you."


Las Vegas Fire and Rescue is looking into 5 minor fires that happened on Sunday morning. All of the fires took place at locations on Las Vegas Boulevard or near to it.

The fires took place within a 30 minutes time span starting at 5:23 a.m.

List of fires:

5:23 a.m. Dumpster fire behind building at 1155 S. Fourth Street. No damage to building.

5:34 a.m. Dumpster fire at Gateway Motel, 928 Las Vegas Blvd. South. No damage to building.

5:34 a.m. Fire at oasis Motel, 1731 Las Vegas Boulevard. Palm tree, grass and vehicle involved. No damage to motel.

5:44 a.m. Vehicle fire at Stratosphere hotel-casino.

5:51 a.m. Fire at one-story vacant building at 2029 Paradise Road. Damage estimated at $10,000.