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Firefighters Conduct Search Through Rubble After Reports of Trapped Individuals

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, March 13, 2024 1:34 pm

Las Vegas, Nevada – Firefighters are currently battling a house fire and conducting a meticulous search for potential victims following reports of seven individuals trapped inside.

Incident Details:

  • Time: Reported around 9:00 am on Wednesday, March 14th.
  • Location: 900 block of De Met Drive, near Maryland Parkway and Tropicana Avenue.

Initial Reports:

  • Multiple 911 calls alerted authorities to heavy smoke emanating from a residence.
  • Dispatch relayed information suggesting potentially seven elderly individuals trapped within the burning structure.

Firefighting Efforts:

  • Crews prioritized extinguishing the flames, preventing the fire from spreading to neighboring houses, and ensuring the safety of firefighters.
  • A “primary search” was conducted inside the burning house, although challenging conditions necessitated the temporary withdrawal of personnel before the structure collapsed.
  • As of 11:30 am, firefighters continue searching through the rubble to verify the absence of trapped individuals.

Current Status:

  • The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
  • No victims have been located yet.

Credits: 8 News Now

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