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Fire burns about 9 acres near visitor center at Clark County Wetlands Park

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Posted at 6:57 PM, Dec 29, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Clark County Fire Department says fire command believes a fire at the Clark County Wetlands Park has been contained to approximately nine acres.

According to CCFD, a grass fire was originally reported close to the park's visitor center but the building was not in danger.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and Park Police assisted with roadblocks as CCFD firefighters assessed the scene and determined the best way to extinguish the fire.

Originally seven engines, one truck, two rescues, a water tender and two battalion chiefs responded to the scene.

As of the last update, there were still five engines, one truck, one rescue, a water tender and an assistant fire chief on scene.

There are no reports of any structures in any danger and no injuries are associated with the fire, CCFD said.

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