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Fire likely started by squatters

Posted at 5:44 AM, Mar 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-03 10:08:30-05

A vacant apartment caught fire overnight near Lake Mead and Martin Luther King boulevards.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue say that the fire was most likely started by squatters.

They were able to put the fire out quickly and no one was injured. Two people in a nearby apartment have been temporarily displaced.

The fire resulted in a brief closure of H Street.