Two-alarm fire heavily damages apartment building near Valley View, Sahara

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Photo courtesy Las Vegas Fire and Rescue

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — No one was hurt after a two-alarm fire in south-central Vegas Wednesday afternoon.

It happened in the 2700 block of S. Valley View near Sahara Avenue.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue originally responded after the call of a fire in the attic of an apartment building at Walker House Apartments.

Once on the scene, firefighters found flames in two units. A second alarm was sounded at that time.

Firefighters were able to put out the flames after about 45 minutes. Officials say the fire gutted the attic and caused heavy damage to other apartments.

Damage to the building is estimated at $500,000.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

Ten people were displaced as a result of the fire, but no one suffered any injuries.

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