Las Vegas firefighters discover illegal gas station at home

Las Vegas firefighters discover illegal gas station at home
Officials say the hose from the yard was long enough to reach the street for possible curbside fill-ups. (Source: Las Vegas Fire & Rescue)

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas firefighters have discovered what officials describe as an illegal, homemade gas station in a backyard.

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue shared images online of the makeshift gas station discovered by firefighters Tuesday. The photos show two yellow tanks with a gas pump nozzle on the end of a hose.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police & City of Las Vegas Code Enforcement responded to a home in the...

Posted by Las Vegas Fire & Rescue on Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Officials say the hose from the yard was long enough to reach the street for possible curbside fill-ups.

Police say the station may be part of a trend involving gasoline purchased with stolen credit cards and then deposited into home storage containers.

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