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Fire in vacant downtown Las Vegas building

Posted at 5:28 AM, Feb 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-02 10:37:23-05

A vacant building caught fire early Thursday morning in downtown Las Vegas.

It was reported at 4:04 a.m. The building is located near Charleston Boulevard and Commerce Street.

The fire was knocked down quickly.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says that the building has been vacant for more than a year and was in the process of being demolished. It appears that squatters have been staying in the building.

No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire is not known at this time.