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Las Vegas breaking news for February 17, 2018

Posted: 11:14 AM, Feb 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-18 16:05:56Z
Las Vegas breaking news for February 17, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 17, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 17, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for February 17, 2018.

10:30 P.M.

Las Vegas Boulevard is closed in both directions at Russell Road as police investigate a crash. No other details available at the moment.

6:34 P.M.

Witnesses reported multiple people shooting at each other near Riata Way and Stewart Avenue around 4 p.m. Police say one possible suspect was detained. No injuries were reported.

4:47 P.M.

Fire investigators questioned three people that left the building on Bridger Avenue after it caught fire. Officials say they weren't connected to the fire, so they weren't charged with a crime.

12:44 P.M.

Firefighters say that the bulk of the fire at 600 East Bridger Avenue is out. No injuries were reported.

12:35 P.M.

Las Vegas firefighters are battling a 2-alarm fire at a vacant 2-story apartment building at 600 East Bridger Avenue, near Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont street.

The fire was reported around 12:25 p.m. Firefighters say that squatters were seen fleeing from the building.

Bridger Avenue is closed as firefighters battle the flames.

11:11 A.M.

One person is dead after a crash near Desert Inn and Pecos roads. Police say a pedestrian died on scene after being hit by a vehicle around 9:47 a.m. READ MORE .

8:30 A.M.

A mobile home caught fire around 4:45 a.m. at 5900 West Tropicana Avenue. Clark County Fire Department says flames were showing when they arrived. Thirty-five fire personnel responded to the fire and kept it from spreading to nearby homes. There is an estimated $100,000 worth of damage. Four adults were home at the time of the fire and are being assisted by American Red Cross. No injuries have been reported.

 

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