Fire at eastside strip mall pharmacy now ruled arson

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Clark County firefighters responded to the All City Plaza on North Lamb Boulevard early Friday morning, Sept 4 for a reported fire.

The first 911 call was received at 5:57 a.m. reporting smoke coming from the All City Pharmacy located in a strip mall at 821 N. Lamb Boulevard.  When firefighters arrived heavy smoke was showing from the one-story store located in the middle of the strip mall.

LVFR say a concern was that the fire could spread in either direction involving the rest of the complex.  A second alarm was dispatched to send more resources to the fire, according to the report.

There was heavy smoke in the pharmacy with some fire, it was quickly extinguished.

The fire was confined to the one store.  There was some fire damage, extensive thick black smoke damage, and a store next door also had minor smoke damage.  The damage was estimated at $50,000.

Once the fire was out and the smoke removed from the store, arson investigators went inside to look at the scene and determined the fire was intentionally set. Arson Investigators do not have any suspects at this time, the incident is under investigation.

There were no injuries during the incident.

ORGINAL STORY

According to Las Vegas Fire Rescue (LVFR), a strip mall on 821. N. Lamb Boulevard near Washington Avenue reported a 2-alarm fire around 5:58 a.m.

LVFR say the All City Pharmacy had “heavy fire” in its suite. While there was heavy damage to that suite, other businesses were not affected.

No injuries were reported.

The fire is now out according to incident is under control with crews picking up the scene.

Please check back with 8 News Now for updates. This incident remains under investigation.

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