Dorothy Avenue apartment building catches fire Thursday morning
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas and Clark County firefighters responded to a report of a fire in an apartment building on Dorothy Avenue at about 1:17 a.m. this morning.
A total of 36 fire personnel from Las Vegas Fire & Rescue and Clark County Fire Department responded to the fire in the 1300 block of Dorothy Avenue, near South Maryland Parkway and East Tropicana Avenue.
Fire crews discovered fire inside the walls on the first and second floors, with some extension to the attic.
Firefighters were able to knock down and control the fire within 17 minutes.
The fire may have been sparked by plumbing work that was being done at the time. Two of the four apartments in the building are occupied. The residents were able to return after the fire.
Damage has been estimated at $20,000. No injuries were reported.