Las Vegas Officer Injured In Explosion

 Tuesday, May 19, 2015


A Las Vegas Metro officer is being treated at University Medical Center after being injured in an explosion in Sandy Valley Monday afternoon. According to the department, about 5:45 p.m. the unnamed officer was responding to a routine call for service at a home on Woods Avenue. While at the home, the officer discovered someone was burning trash in a burn barrel. The officer was near the barrel, and something in it exploded, causing injuries to the officer’s upper body. The officer was taken to University Medical Center’s Lions Wound and Burn Care Center via Flight for Life.
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