LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for December 17, 2018.
Firefighters battled a blaze at a home at 2877 S. Buffalo Dr., near Sahara Avenue. Crews were able to extinguish the flames in about 30 minutes without any injuries reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Westbound Charleston Boulevard has now reopened after the crash involving a motorcycle near Rampart Boulevard.
#FASTALERT 17-Dec-18 12:37 pm,=UPDATE=— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) December 17, 2018
Charleston Westbound at Rampart/Ft Apache,
Westbound Charleston Boulevard at Rampart Boulevard is closed to traffic due to a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle.
Las Vegas police confirm around 50 people were living in the abandoned El Cid motel. READ MORE
The fire is now knocked out near Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont Street. READ MORE
UPDATE: KNOCKDOWN, 233 S 6th St old El Cid motel, fire on 2nd floor, several squatters seen leaving building on arrival, crews interior now looking for any victims, no injuries reported. Situation under control. #PIO1News pic.twitter.com/wMZ6WXLX7q— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) December 17, 2018
Las Vegas Fire and Rescue are battling a motel fire near Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont Street. LVFR says this building has burned multiple times before. Squatters were reportedly seen leaving the burning building. READ MORE
F3H 233 S6th St. vacant 3 sto motel, heavy fire & smoke on 3rd floor, this being has burned several times previously, defensive attack in operation, no injuries reported. Crews setting up and attacking. Squatters are leaving the building. #PIO1News— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) December 17, 2018
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