Henderson Fire Department Responds to Commercial Fire
January 09, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT Shawn White, Battalion Chief, (702) 303-6456
Henderson, Nev. – At approximately 4:43 p.m. on Weds., January 9, the Henderson Fire Department responded to a reported fire in a commercial building. The business was located at 911 American Pacific Drive in Henderson.
The first engine arrived to find smoke coming from the back door of a small business. A coordinated interior fire attack quickly brought the fire under control. The fire was extinguished within 10 minutes. The incident was isolated to the original business.
The fire caused moderate damage to the interior of the business. Everyone evacuated the occupancy safely. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.
Southwest Gas and NV Energy responded to secure utilities. A Henderson building inspector also responded to evaluate the damage. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Damage was estimated at $10,000.
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