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Las Vegas breaking news for July 5, 2020

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Posted at 9:11 AM, Jul 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 13:41:47-04

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

8:45 P.M.
The Clark County Fire Department responded to a garage fire at 2204 Bledsoe Lane.

UPDATE FROM POLICE: 32-year-old Herman Clemons was found safe on July 7. NLVPD would like to thank the news outlets and everyone for their efforts in helping locate him.

8:35 P.M.
North Las Vegas police said 32-year-old Herman Clemons is missing and need help in locating him. The fire started in the brush to the rear of the property and winds pushed the fire into the yard which quickly involved the garage. Power lines also fell to the ground which were then secured. No injuries reported with the cause remaining under investigation.

3 P.M.
The RTC continues to report a 12-mile backup on Interstate 15 southbound towards California. Expect long delays.

2:16 P.M.
The RTC reports a crash on I-15 southbound before Jean. The freeway left shoulder is blocked.

2:01 P.M.
The RTC reports a crash on I-215 westbound after Windmill. The freeway right shoulder and left lane are blocked. Expect delays.

1:42 P.M.
The RTC reports a 12-mile backup on Interstate 15 southbound towards California. Expect long delays.

12:14 P.M.
The RTC reports a crash on Interstate 15 southbound at Primm heading towards Los Angeles, Calif. The right shoulder is blocked.

UPDATE 11:56 A.M.
Las Vegas firefighters says two adults are displaced, and do not need help from the Red Cross, after a fire on Goldhill Avenue, near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Owens Avenue.

Firefighters quickly attacked the fire and had it under control in less than 15 minutes, according to authorities.

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue says the fire gutted the large patio and there was some damage to the interior of the home. Damage was estimated at $100,000.

There were no injuries during the incident.

The cause of the fire is undetermined.

9:10 A.M.
Las Vegas firefighters are responding to a patio fire that started around 8:40 a.m. on 1810 Goldhill Avenue, near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Owens Avenue. No injuries to report. Crews say the fire is knocked down.

Firefighters have been busy this weekend. The department says Saturday was one of the busiest Fourth of July holidays for crews. READ MORE

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9:08 A.M.
Authorities in Arizona are asking anyone in the Las Vegas area to reach out if they see or have information on the whereabouts of a missing person.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue says Lance Bush, a 47-year-old man who has gone missing, was last seen yesterday around 1 p.m. south of Interstate 15 along Black Rock Road on the Arizona Strip.

Lance Bush missing person.jpg

He was wearing cargo shorts and a tank top. He is about 5-ft 4-inch tall, approximately 160 lbs, with long black hair in a ponytail and a mustache.

If anyone has information on his whereabouts they are asked to contact the Mohave County Sheriff's Office at (928) 753-0753.

8:45 A.M.
Las Vegas firefighters responded to a house fire in the Bonanza Village subdivision that gutted a large cover and area that was attached to the home. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation but damages were estimated at about $100,000.


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