In a direct response to the deadliest residential fire in city history, Las Vegas officials presented details Wednesday of a proactive inspection and progressive enforcement plan for apartments and similar properties.
The staff report expected Feb. 5 will review the current inspection process and detail how other cities handle inspections.
After the December fire left six dead, and a criminal investigation was opened, concerns about evidence preservation and asbestos exposure complicate the issue.
A month after the deadliest residential fire in Las Vegas history, a handful of former residents gathered outside the Alpine Motel Apartments to honor the six people killed in the Dec. 21 blaze.
In the aftermath of the deadliest residential blaze in Las Vegas city history, county lawmakers want to explore taking steps in an effort to prevent a similar tragedy.
Criminal investigators raided the Alpine Motel property manager’s office and unit after the deadly December fire, seizing paperwork and a computer, records show.
Residents displaced by the fire at the Alpine Motel and Apartments in Las Vegas have until Jan. 30 to sign up for government assistance, the city and county said Thursday.
Las Vegas Fire Department radio traffic and 911 audio recordings echo a frenzied scene described by many survivors of the deadly fire at the Alpine Motel Apartments.
Our investigation of the Alpine revealed more than 40 fire violations cited by inspectors in the days after the fire in December.
University Medical Center hosted a luncheon on Wednesday to recognize emergency medical personnel who responded to the Alpine Motel Apartments fire before dawn on Dec. 21.
Before a fire that killed six people, it had been 32 months since a downtown building had received a city fire inspection, despite a history of code violations going back more than a decade.
Residents displaced by the Alpine Motel Apartments fire in downtown Las Vegas three weeks ago say they are struggling to find other affordable housing.
The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Clark County District Court, accuses the motel’s owner of negligence and “wrongful conduct” that led to the death of Tracy Cihal, 57.
The company that owns the Alpine Motel Apartments was told by health officials to ensure that hotels had functioning smoke alarms and heating and air-conditioning units, records show.
Las Vegas defense attorney Dominic Gentile confirmed Friday that he is representing the ownership of the Alpine Motel Apartments, the site of the deadliest fire in Las Vegas city history.