3 people rescued during Las Vegas abandoned building fire
Las Vegas firefighters did a thorough secondary search of the entire building after the fire
By Bill Carey
LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas firefighters found three people inside an abandoned building during a fire on Aug. 29, 2023.
Firefighters responded to the fire at approximately 6:30 p.m. at 300 East Charleston Boulevard near 3rd Street, KLAS reported.
The three people inside were rescued, treated for smoke inhalation and transported to a hospital.
We are responding to a two-alarm fire at an abandoned commercial building located near the intersection of Charleston Boulevard & 3rd Street in downtown. pic.twitter.com/4E2QYA0CNR— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) August 30, 2023
Due to the building's size and the amount of fire, a second alarm was dispatched. Clark County firefighters were also on the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.