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Large fire at Clark County Wetlands Park

Large fire at Clark County Wetlands Park
Posted at 6:10 AM, Nov 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-06 13:46:22-05

UPDATE AT 7 A.M. The fire is now approximately 10 acres, according to Clark County Fire Department. The fire is not accessible by fire trucks but it is naturally contained. It may have been started by someone who lit a fire for warmth. The Bureau of Land Management is taking over management of the fire. 


The Clark County Fire Department is on the scene of a large fire this morning at Clark County Wetlands Park near Sam Boyd Stadium.

The fire was reported at approximately 3:39 a.m. Upon arrival, the fire department discovered a brush fire approximately 3 to 5 acres in size. The fire is burning in undeveloped land near Sam Boyd Stadium. CCFD says there are natural breaks on all four sides of the fire, which means there is minimal threat to occupied structures. 

At this time, we do not know what started the fire. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.