Las Vegas breaking news for July 7, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for July 7, 2018.

3:54 P.M.

The Clark County Fire Department says there is a wildfire in the Trout Canyon area. They're assisting the U.S. Forrest Service in fighting the fire, along with crews from the Bureau of Land Management. READ MORE.

3:32 P.M.

Pecos Road is closed between Stewart Avenue and Sunrise Avenue due to a fatal crash. Drivers are advised to use other routes. READ MORE.

12:01 P.M.

Firefighters responded to reports of a fire at the Orleans hotel-casino around 11:22 a.m. When they arrived, they learned that a sprinkler accidentally went off, and there was no fire. The Orleans is handling water and salvage issues.

11:52 A.M.

Clark County firefighters were called to the scene of a mobile home fire around 10:20 a.m. They were able to put it out within eight minutes. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation.

4:30 A.M.

UPDATE JULY 9: The 57-year-old man hit by a vehicle on July 7 at the intersection of Pecos and Flamingo roads succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at Sunrise Hospital.

Interactive Map: Pedestrians killed in Las Vegas valley crashes in 2018

ORIGINAL STORY: A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle near Flamingo and Pecos roads. Las Vegas police say the pedestrian appears to have been outside of a marked crosswalk when hit. The driver, 53-year-old Donald Mace, remained at the scene and cooperated with police.


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