Two-alarm fire damages downtown Las Vegas apartment building, no injuries reported

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — No injuries were reported Saturday morning in a two-alarm fire at an apartment building near downtown Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says the fire broke out at the Hidden Village Apartments, located near South Bruce Street and East Charleston Boulevard around 5:45 a.m.

The building was evacuated before crews knocked down the blaze that was coming from the second floor and attic.

Courtesy: Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

Fire investigators believe squatters were in the vacant apartment where the fire started.

A total of 60 firefighters with 25 pieces of equipment responded to the incident, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue.

The fire, which was extinguished in 30 minutes, caused about $50,000 in damages.

The American Red Cross is helping those in need.

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