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UPDATE: Family business burns weeks after son involved in motorcycle crash

Posted at 6:43 AM, Jan 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-09 21:41:36-05

UPDATE: A family from the east side of the valley is now dealing with two tragedies after an early morning fire tore through their family business. 

Their auto repair shop, D&A Body Works, was one of a couple shops inside a warehouse damaged by the fire. 

"This shop was everything for my husband," says Sonia Rojas, who owns the shop with her husband. "I don't know what we're going to do."   

That feeling of despair is too familiar for the Rojas family.

Back in November, Rojas and her husband's son was involved in a terrible crash.  Rojas says their son was riding his motorcycle when somebody pulled out in front of him.  

"They told us he was brain dead, and that he wasn't going to make it," Rojas says.  

However, their son has been fighting and making improvements. Rojas and her husband spend their days in the auto shop and their nights with their son, helping him recover. They say this fire will be devastating to their family.  

If you want to help out the Rojas family, they have a GoFundMeaccount set up for their son's recovery.  


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- A large warehouse caught fire on Monday at 2075 Palm Street, near Sahara Avenue and Fremont Street.

Firefighters responded around 4:28 a.m. and found the warehouse engulfed by flames. They were able to put out the fire by 5:26 a.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported, and damage has not been estimated.