Las Vegas: Wildfire grows, air quality advisory still in effect

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By Tuesday afternoon, the fire had grown to more than 19,000 acres. (Norm Clarke/ Las Vegas Review-Journal / July 8, 2013) Also By Jay Jones July 9, 2013, 3:20 p.m. The wildfire raging in the Spring Mountains, a popular recreational area northwest of Las Vegas, grew to 19,800 acres Tuesday afternoon, although air quality in the Las Vegas Valley has not worsened, officials said.
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Air navigation service NATS says that unspecified “technical problems” at its Swanwick control center meant it had to impose restrictions on the number of planes flying across the southern half of the country. The service said that the restrictions may cause disruptions and that the organization is working to restore the service. NATS added that British airspace remains open. The restrictions are private jet charter prices online “not really an issue” at Heathrow Airport, head of news Richard Scott said Tuesday, adding that there were only minor delays at Europe’s busiest air hub. on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook Join the Discussion You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer.
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