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Las Vegas breaking news for March 8, 2018

Las Vegas breaking news for March 8, 2018
Posted at 7:33 AM, Mar 08, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for March 8, 2018.

5:15 P.M.

Three vehicles were involved in a crash near Walnut and Craig roads in North Las Vegas. One of the vehicles involved rolled over with an occupant of that vehicle being transported to the hospital in serious condition. 

4:15 P.M.

The building that caught fire on McWilliams Avenue is the last building in the old complex to be demolished due to the nuisance and hazard it creates. Asbestos is being removed before the final demolition. 

3:10 P.M.

A fire has been reported at 901 W. McWilliams Avenue, near Bonanza Road and H Street and not far from the old Moulin Rouge property. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue said the fire was at a vacant building that was in the process of being demolished. 

No injuries were reported. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue reported squatters were leaving as crews arrived. 

5:30 A.M.

A power outage near Sahara and Las Vegas Boulevard left over 900 customers without power this morning. The power has been restored to most of the area and less than 15 customers are currently experiencing difficulties.

OVERNIGHT: At 11:16 p.m. the Clark County Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at 5476 Crinoline Avenue, near Flamingo Road and Boulder Highway.  Fire crews reported smoke and flames coming from the back of a single-story home when they arrived.

The house was reported to be abandoned, but firefighters found it to be occupied by squatters.  Crews knocked the fire down at 11:42 p.m.

Firefighters located a lifeless cat during their search and were able to revive the animal.


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