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Cell phone tower catches fire near U.S. 95

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(Las Vegas Fire and Rescue) (Las Vegas Fire and Rescue)
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Welding work caused a fire on a Verizon cellular phone tower near U.S. 95 and Jones Boulevard on Monday.

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue reported the fire just after 11:30 a.m.

There were no injuries as a result of the fire. LVFR said it forced the closure of on and off-ramps at Jones Boulevard.

LVFR noted the tower near Elton Avenue and Jones Boulevard was leaning towards power lines.

LVFR also said the tower will have to be taken down.

There was no word on when the ramps will re-open.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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