Nevada News

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Police detonate dynamite found in rural Eureka County

No one was injured after police detonated aged dynamite in a rural area of Eureka County. Monday morning, at around 8:00 a.m., Eureka County dispatch received a call about possible explosives found in an unincorporated area of the county, in the Crescent Valley area. Members of the Elko County Regional Bomb Squad were called, and the decision was made to detonate the explosive due to its age and the unknown amount of it. The Eureka County Sheriff’s Office, Crescent Valley Fire, Eureka County EMS, Beowawe Fire, and the Elko Bomb Squad were all present for the detonation. The area was determined to be safe after the detonation.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Crews respond to fire after two car batteries ignite in downtown Las Vegas

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Authorities responded Sunday afternoon after two car batteries ignited a fire in downtown Las Vegas. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue responded to an emergency service request at the Symphony Park Parking Structure at 355 Promenade Place around 12:30 p.m. The caller reported that an SUV was on fire on the top floor. The first LVFR unit was on scene three minutes after their assignment and found two vehicles inflamed upon their arrival. According to the investigation, the fire was initiated when the car battery for one vehicle was discovered dead. In an act of assistance, the second car began charging the battery. The car owners then left the vehicles charging, and when they returned, both cars were on fire, authorities said. No injuries were reported.
KSNV-TV NBC 3 Las Vegas

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