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Firefighters extinguish brush fire near I-15, Las Vegas Strip – Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-02-23 09:56:40 –

Las Vegas (KTNV) —Tuesday morning, the Clark County Fire Department responded to an outdoor fire near Interstate 15 and the Las Vegas Strip.

According to CCFD, the crew was 3150W near Sammy Davis Jr. Drive and Spring Mountain Road after 6am. A fire has been reported on Twain Avenue.

Upon arrival, the first engine announced that it looked like a brushfire with restricted access.

According to the CCFD, the Nevada Highway Patrol was advised to close the I-15, and Union Pacific was informed to close the railroad during operation.

At around 6:35 am, the crew was able to put out the fire and was knocked down.

After that, NHP and Union Pacific were notified of the update and that the smoke from the fire extinguishing remained.

CCFD has not reported any further involvement in injury or fire due to the cause under investigation.

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