- Associated Press - Monday, April 21, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A fire in a trash can spread to the roof of a Las Vegas apartment building, causing $75,000 damage.

The Las Vegas Sun (https://bit.ly/1mwwcbf ) reports the fired burning in a trash can near the building was reported around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. By the time crews arrived flames had spread to the roof.

No one was injured in the blaze at the complex near Russell and Paradise roads.

Clark County officials say the fire caused moderate damage to one apartment. Another unit sustained smoke and water damage. Both families living in those apartments were displaced.

The fire also destroyed 35 U.S. Postal Service mailboxes.

The cause is under investigation.


Information from: Las Vegas Sun, https://www.lasvegassun.com

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