On July 8, at approximately 8:30 a.m., Mesquite Fire & Rescue responded to the 100 block of Pulsipher Lane, for a report of an apartment fire with thick, black smoke. Mutual Aid assistance was requested from Beaver Dam/Littlefield Fire District, and Clark County Fire Department Station #71.
On arrival, Engine 31, Truck 11, and Rescue 31 found heavy smoke coming from one of the bottom apartments. Operations were immediately initiated to protect life and property. With the assistance of the Mesquite Police Department, all surrounding apartments were successfully evacuated.
An aggressive, offensive fire attack was initiated. Firefighters encountered extreme smoke and heat conditions inside the apartment, with fire coming from the kitchen area. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire, preventing further damage, or extension to other apartments.
The cause of this fire is still under investigation. As a result of this incident, no injuries were reported.
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