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  • No Fire Inspections At Pallet Firm Since 2000

    Posted: April 4th, 2003

    A pallet business that filled Reno’s sky with smoke after a spectacular fire Monday has not been inspected in 2½ years, despite two arson fires there in 2000, according to Reno Fire Department records.

  • Five People Injured in Las Vegas House Fire

    Courtesy of Las Vegas Fire & Rescue
    Posted: April 1st, 2003

    Three women, a teenage boy and a small girl were seriously injured in a fire that swept their Las Vegas home on the city’s north side Monday morning. Fire investigators have ruled the fire an accident. Security bars delayed the victim’s exit from the smoke filled house.

  • Clark County On High Alert As War Rages On

    The Laughlin Nevada Times
    Posted: March 26th, 2003

    Both the Clark County Fire Department and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department have stepped up security efforts during the national threat advisory level of orange and have begun planning in case the region moves up to the highest stage of red alert.

  • Nevada Fire Agencies May Escape Budget Ax

    Posted: March 17th, 2003

    As the annual wildfire season nears, firefighting agencies in Nevada are optimistic they will escape budget difficulties facing other fire programs in the West.

  • Firefighters Seek More Terror Responder Aid

    The Washington Post
    Posted: March 13th, 2003

    A firefighters union sent a letter to President Bush and congressional leaders yesterday pleading for "necessary funding" for first responders to terrorist attacks "before it is too late."

  • Explosive Shell Concerns Las Vegas Neighborhood

    Posted: March 12th, 2003

    The Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Bomb Squad responded to a northeast Las Vegas neighborhood late Tuesday morning after the owner of car found a shell in the trunk of their car.

  • Reno inspectors step up club Inspections After Deadly Fire in Rhode Island

    Reno Gazette-Journal
    Posted: March 2nd, 2003

    REno--After nearly 100 people died in a nightclub fire in Rhode Island, fire officials made an ahead-of-schedule inspection last week at Reno’s largest nightclub, found nine minor violations and asked the owner to pledge to ban pyrotechnics there