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Firefighters respond to fires at 2 apartment complexes

Posted at 8:49 AM, Mar 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-25 13:35:58-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A fire at an apartment complex on Kings Way near Valley View Boulevard and Sahara Avenue has displaced 19 people.

The two-alarm fire was reported early this morning. The fire started in an upstairs unit at the Embassy Apartments just before 3:30 a.m. 16 adults and 3 children were displaced. No one was injured. The American Red Cross is assisting those who were displaced.

Another fire forced residents to evacuate a building in the Lantana Apartments complex before 3 a.m. Monday.

Luckily, everyone made it off safely.

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue says heavy fire was reported in the 12-unit building near Charleston Boulevard and Torrey Pines.

There's no word yet on how many residents were displaced because of that fire.