Two-alarm building fire displaces multiple NLV residents


North Las Vegas firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire Friday morning. 

The fire started at 8:40 a.m. on the 3300 block of North Decatur Boulevard, according to North Las Vegas Fire Department officials.

When firefighters arrived, there were large amounts of smoke and flames through the roof of a two-story 16-unit apartment complex. A second alarm was called and Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials assisted North Las Vegas firefighters on the incident. 

The fire is under investigation with North Las Vegas Fire Investigators and Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms assisting. 

Southwest Gas and Nevada Energy were notified to respond to assist with utilities. 

There were no injuries were reported and damages have not been determined.

American Red Cross responded to assist with 23 adults, nine children, one cat, and six dogs displaced as a result of the incident. 

The number of displaced individuals is expected to climb, according to fire officials.  

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