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UPDATE: North Las Vegas fire could have been set intentionally

Posted at 9:43 AM, Sep 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-20 20:44:28-04
UPDATE: Firefighters were able to contain the fire, which sent heavy black smoke into the air, fairly quickly. The fire took place at the site of a former Wendy's restaurant. Two portable buildings on the site were the structures that were actually involved.
The burned buildings are being removed and no road closures are in effect.
The cause of the fire has been determined to be an arson incident and remains under investigation.

The North Las Vegas and City of Las Vegas Fire Departments were able to extinguish the main fire within 20 minutes of the first firefighter’s arrival. There were no injuries to firefighters or bystanders to report. The fire took approximately 60 minutes to completely contain.  
The storage structures and all of their contents were a complete loss, sustaining severe smoke and flame damage.  The estimated cost of damage is $100,000. 

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Firefighters were battling a building fire at 1614 East Lake Mead Boulevard Tuesday morning.
The fire started around 8:51 a.m. Officials say the fire produced heavy flames and smoke but is now under control.
Lake Mead Boulevard is closed from Bruce Street to McDaniel Street. Drivers are advised to use an alternative route.
13 Action News will post updates as they become available.