Fire hazard fix $180K at Clark County fairgrounds

The fair board was ordered to make changes to its campsites on the fairgrounds after firefighters warned them that RVs were parked too close together, posing a risk for rapidly spreading fire.

The original cost to county commissioners for the project was $121,000. But after electrical code changes, the cost of labor and materials jumped by $60,000.

The upgrades must be completed before the fair begins July 18.

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