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UPDATE: Firefighters clear scene of Wetlands Park fire after 45 acres burn

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Posted at 7:44 PM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-18 15:12:23-05

UPDATE 9:15 A.M.: Representatives with Clark County said Wednesday's fire burned 45 acres at the Wetlands Park. Personnel from the Bureau of Land Management and National Park Service remain at the scene for cleanup and monitoring any hot spots.

A few trails are also temporarily closed.

UPDATE 5:15 A.M.: 13 Action News morning crews report firefighters have cleared the scene of the fire at Wetlands Park. Officials reported approximately 10 acres burned Wednesday while the fire was active overnight. The cause remains under investigation.

UPDATE 9:36 P.M.: According to Clark County, the Wetlands Park fire has now consumed approximately 10 acres.

Fire crews from the Clark County Fire Department and the Bureau of Land Management remain on scene and are working to establish a control line around the fire.

There are no structures threatened by the fire and there have been no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire remains undetermined. Crews will remain on the scene through the night.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Clark County Fire Department is responding to a fire at Wetlands Park in the southeast part of the Las Vegas valley.

The agency says four acres have burned so far.

CCFD says it has three units on scene and has requested help from the Bureau of Land Management.

The fire is not threatening any structures at this time, firefighters say.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Live look of the area from our tower camera (no sound):

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