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UPDATE: No evidence of explosions in southwest Las Vegas neighborhood

Posted at 9:31 AM, Apr 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-29 18:55:44-04

UPDATE: Southwest Gas says it was unable to find any evidence of explosions in the Mirasol community. They sent the following statement to 13 Action News:

At the request of Clark County Fire Department (CCFD), Southwest Gas crews responded to the Mirasol gated community located near Mountains Edge Parkway and Buffalo Drive the morning of April 29, 2021. Upon arriving at the community pool area and following an initial investigation, Southwest Gas crews found no evidence of a natural gas leak or evidence of a fire or explosion related to Southwest Gas equipment. Southwest Gas crews have left the scene and will continue to work with CCFD officials as requested.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Clark County Fire Department is investigating reports of explosions and smell of gas on China Rain Street near Buffalo Drive and Mountains Edge Parkway in the southwest area of the Las Vegas valley.

It is believed the explosions happened around a pool in the neighborhood.

Southwest Gas responded and turned off the gas. At this time, they have not been able to find a leak or identify the cause of the explosions.

No injuries have been reported. Homes in the area have been evacuated.

The incident began around 8:30 a.m.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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