Vacant house fire near US 95 and Valley View under investigation
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) —
A vacant house fire is under investigation after it caught fire.
Las Vegas fire crews responded to the fire around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on Riviera Avenue near US 95 at Valley View Boulevard.
Fire dispatchers received numerous calls that thick black smoke was coming from the front of the house.
When fire crews arrived, they saw heavy smoke coming from the roof and found heavy fire in the living room and on the front exterior of the home.
It took fire crews approximately 15 minutes to bring the fire under control.
No injuries were reported during the fire.
The fire caused heavy damage to the house. A damage estimate has not been given.
Neighbors told firefighters that the house was vacant and squatters were seen going in and out of the house.