NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The damage caused by fireworks-related incidents in North Las Vegas is estimated to be at $1.5 million, which is a half a million higher than last year, according to the North Las Vegas Fire Department.
During a 24-hour period over the Fourth of July, firefighters responded to 194 incidents and had 106 fire responses.
Overall, responses were down 7.5% from 2020 but there was an increase in fireworks-related incidents in the weeks leading up to the holiday.
According to the fire department, here’s a breakdown of some of the emergencies:
- Five people injured
- 12 pets killed in structure fires
- Three pets rescued from burning structures
- Seven structures destroyed
- Six vehicles destroyed
- $1.5M in damage
Firefighters shared these photos of some of the calls they responded to.