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Business owners left reeling after southeast valley fire

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A fire at a southeast valley business advanced has left a number of folks with questions.

At least two companies had been destroyed after the roof collapsed at a constructing on Sunset Road close to Eastern Avenue, north of Sunset Park.

The fire prompted the roof to break down, leaving the constructing destroyed and some business owners attempting to determine their subsequent steps.

“It’s pretty damaged in there. Where am I going to work?” mentioned Christy McGil, proprietor of Buff The Nail Boutique for eight years.

The fire was so intense, greater than 70 firefighters had been wanted to place it out.

Vincenzo Pellegrini instructed 8 News Now he was frightened about it spreading to his bridal store, BridalXOXO.

“I was shocked,” Pellegrini mentioned. “If all the dresses were catching on fire, for the brides that get married this week, it was going to be a catastrophe, but thank God.”

Now, he’s attempting to get a number of the lingering smoke odor out of the constructing. Investigators had been wanting via the particles for a lot of Monday, attempting to determine the reason for the fire.

“I’d like to know why it started,” McGil continued. “There has been construction and remodeling going on in our building.”

McGil has insurance coverage, however mentioned she has to maneuver on after the harm.

“Just move forward and rebuild, maybe not in this location, maybe somewhere else,” she continued.

Crews had been boarding up the constructing. Investigators didn’t but say how a lot the harm is estimated to be or what prompted the fire.

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