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Las Vegas firefighters battle 2-alarm apartment fire near Rancho Drive

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Posted at 1:36 PM, Apr 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-15 17:11:23-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Fire and Rescue units responded to a 2-alarm fire call Thursday afternoon near Rancho Drive.

Fire officials say they responded to the 1900 block of Simmons Street, near Rancho and Vegas drives, just after 1 p.m. with calls of a patio fire at a 2nd-story apartment building.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames without any immediate injuries reported but crews remained at the scene checking for any fire extension as of 1:30 p.m. with the building evacuated.

Officials say there is an ongoing investigation into what started the fire.