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Las Vegas breaking news for February 20, 2018

Posted: 7:28 AM, Feb 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-21 04:38:52Z
Las Vegas breaking news for February 20, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 20, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 20, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 20, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 20, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 20, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 20, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 20, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for February 20, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for February 20, 2018.

8:25 P.M.

The roof of a house caved in following a fire at 2013 Wengert Avenue. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue says the vacant house caught fire around 7:30 p.m. Firefighters are hitting hot spots around the property.

8:22 P.M.

One person is dead following a shooting near Rancho Drive and Washington Avenue. Las Vegas police say the shooting happened around 6 p.m. outside a residence on the 1000 block of Vernon Avenue. Police have not released information regarding the suspect.

6 P.M.

The Clark County Fire Department said no structures are threatened in the Wetlands Park fire, which is estimated at about 10 acres. 

Fire crews from the Bureau of Land Management have been called to assist.

5:30 P.M.

The Clark County Fire Department is battling a brush fire at Wetlands Park in far east Las Vegas. 

NOON

The Clark County Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at 3600 E. Saddle Ave., near Pecos and Flamingo roads. Upon arrival, personnel reported light smoke coming from a single story house. Crews entered the structure and found fire inside one of the rooms in the home. Firefighters made an offensive attack and knocked the fire down at a reported time of 12:11 p.m. The fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported. Damages have not been estimated.

10:47 A.M.

A booth caught fire at the Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall. FULL STORY

10:03 A.M.

The Clark County Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at 2624 Redwood St., near Torrey Pines Drive and Sahara Avenue. Upon arrival, personnel reported smoke and flames coming from the rear of a single story house. Firefighters made an offensive attack and knocked the fire down at a reported time of 10:12 a.m. The fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.

7:53 A.M.

Police say that a man was shot in the neck this morning near the intersection of Paradise Road and Sahara Avenue. He was transported to a local hospital and taken into surgery. His condition is currently unknown. No one was immediately arrested. 

6:58 A.M.

Officers are on the scene of a critical injury crash near Tropicana Avenue and Decatur Boulevard. FULL STORY

6:43 A.M.

A school bus was involved in a crash under the U.S. 95 overpass on College Drive. Students were onboard during the crash and injuries are unknown at this time.

The bus was reportedly trying to merge into a lane and didn't see a vehicle occupying the lane.

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